This policy has been developed to provide guidance and information about how to set up and use a syringe Driver.

What is an Intramuscular (IM) Injection?

Sites for an IM Injection

How to Administer an IM Injection

Complications of IM Injections

What is a Subcutaneous (sub cut) Injection?

Subcutaneous Injection Sites

How to Administer Subcutaneous Injections

The policy will apply to:

  • Permanent employees
  • Temporary employees
  • Agency workers

It will be the responsibility of managers to take any necessary action if this policy is not adhered to, taking into account the relevant regulatory responsibility.