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Important news re prescriptions
Posted on 26 Mar 2020
Some of you may soon be getting a text from our Pharmacist Erica Elsden advising if possible we are changing your medication to Electronic Repeat Dispensing (ERD) - For further information please click on the link below:
Electronic Repeat Dispensing (ERD) patient information
Can I change pharmacy?
If a patient decides part way through a course that they wish to use a different pharmacy they can simply make a new nomination. Any prescriptions that have not already been downloaded will be available at the new pharmacy.
Can I get an issue early (eg if going on holiday)?
A pharmacy can download and issue a RD prescription once the previous one has been downloaded, so if the patient is going away for 6 weeks they can have two issues dispensed, provided the pharmacist marks the first issue as dipensed before trying to download the next. This is at the professional discretion of the pharmacist.