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

What is a Syringe Driver?

Setting up a Syringe Driver

Labelling the Syringe

Removal of Syringe Driver

Disposal of Unused Medication

Common Worries/Problems

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.