Controlled Drugs

Please go to the website for;

  • Reporting of CD related incidents to the NHS England East of England CDAO. This includes: prescribing errors, dispensing errors, balance discrepancies, lost medication, lost prescriptions and fraudulent attempts to obtain CDs.
  • Requests for Authorised Witnesses for CD Destructions

CD Accountable Officer – CDAO is Dr Leoni Prasad, contact e-mail:

Private dispensing account number retrieval

For information – Community pharmacies can check for their private controlled drugs dispensing account number via the NHSBSA website

Use guest access, then +Report > Common info reports > organisation data > contractor details > then download the most recent months data.
The ‘private’ column in the sheet indicates whether that row is a private code or not.

  • Technical Help desk support – is available to support with technical queries or issues with the website.  The team can be contacted on 0113 825 5238, via email on or through the message system on the website.
  • Contacts – The information for the Regional Controlled Drug Accountable Officer’s and their teams will be available.