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National roll out schedule for controlled drugs in EPS

The roll out of controlled drugs in EPS for EMIS begins on 25 March 2019. The roll out for TPP SystmOne and Vision is now complete. All GP practices in England using either of these systems are now able to prescribe controlled drugs electronically.


The EMIS Web roll out will start on 25 March 2019 and take place over two weeks.

Download EMIS Web’s roll out schedule, listed by individual GP practice.

Note - this spreadsheet may not render correctly in some mobile browsers. If you can't see the dates in the final column correctly try downloading this PDF version of the roll out schedule instead. Use the search/find function within the page to look for a specific practice name or ODS code..

TPP SystmOne

GP practices using TPP SystmOne had CDs in EPS enabled on Thursday 28 February, Monday 4, Thursday 7 or Monday 11 March 2019. All practices are now live.


GP practices using Vision had CDs in EPS enabled on Tuesday 5, Thursday 7 or Monday 11 March 2019. All practices are now live.


We are working closely with Microtest to confirm dates for a pilot with its Evolution system. Further updates will be published soon.

More information 

For information and best practice guidance about prescribing and dispensing controlled drugs in EPS, visit the main Controlled Drugs in EPS page. You can also contact your prescribing and dispensing system supplier for information specific to your system.

Last edited: 27 March 2019 3:07 pm