Medication changes for Pregabalin and Gabapentin from NHS England
From 1 April 2019, gabapentin and pregabalin will be reclassified as Schedule 3 controlled drugs under the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001, and Class C of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. The Department of Health and Social Care has issued strong recommendations that the maximum quantity of Schedule 3 drugs prescribed should not exceed 30 days (by local agreement 28 days is the maximum)
NHS workforce 'at crunch point'
Please see the following link about the current crisis in the NHS