Incidents of Drug Theft and Fraud

Incidents of Drug Theft and Fraud

June 8, 2021

We have been made aware of several recent instances in which staff members or locum dispensing staff working at various pharmacies have stolen CDs from the premises.

Action of contractors: Please ensure that when you are taking on new staff, there are appropriate processes in place to check employee references and suitability for employment.

NHS England and NHS Improvement have been notified of a group of people attempting to obtain Phenergan products.

Action of contractors: Please be vigilant. If you stock Phenergan on your counter, it may be worth re-siting this to the dispensary.  Please make your staff aware of this.

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