Royal Derby Hospital – changes to pre-filled palliative care syringes

The use of pre filled palliative care syringes from The Royal Derby Hospital is to be phased out and the community nursing and nursing homes team will move to mixing palliative care syringe driver medication by the patient’s bedside.

Please follow the links to find a recording of training and accompanying slides and a live document of the FAQ’s. These documents will be updated on an ongoing basis so please use the links and do not save copies. The FAQ contains the roll out plan, links to guidance and examples of prescribing templates.

Please take some time to familiarise yourself with these documents and ensure stocks are reviewed.

25.07.19 – Dr Love Syringe Driver Training

Syringe Drivers Training V1.2

FAQs Syringe Driver service V July 19