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Understanding the law around drugs and driving

Pharmacy law practitioner Richard Hough explains the implications of legislation around drugs and driving

This CPD module explains legislation around drugs and driving. It lists the drugs affected and explains what pharmacists need to know.


To understand what legislation around drugs and driving means for your patients and how you can advise them.


After completing this module you should:

  • Know which medications are affected by legislation around drugs and driving
  • Know which of your patients will be affected by this legislation and how to advise them.


Richard Hough is partner, pharmacist and head of healthcare at Brabners LLP.

About this module

Once you have completed this module, record your learning and how you applied it in your practice using the action and evaluation record at the end, which will then be stored in your personal learning log. You must be registered on the website to do this.

Continuing professional development (CPD) is a statutory requirement for pharmacists. Completion of this module will contribute to the nine pieces of CPD that must be recorded a year, as stipulated by the GPhC.