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Electronic Repeat Dispensing
Posted on 30 Apr 2020
We have clinicians looking at repeat medications. Where they are stable and you have several months until your next review is due we are going to authorise the prescriptions for regularly issued items to go automatically to your nominated pharmacy until that review date.
The prescriptions will be dispensed by the pharmacy when they are due so you do not have to order your medications from the surgery when you need them, you just need to collect your items from your pharmacy in the normal way. They will ask you a few questions to make sure the medications are safe to give you before handing them over. They will also tell you when the last supply is being given as you will need to make an appointment for a medication review before your next supplies are authorised.
You will still have to order any when required or irregularly issued items, and controlled drugs from the surgery in the normal way.
You will be contacted by phone if this applies to you to explain further and give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.