Patients at risk under pharmacy emergency dispensing powers: RACGP

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Description

Professor Mark Morgan says it's unknown how the scheme is being monitored. The emergency rule allowing pharmacists to dispense prescription medicines without a script is a potential risk to patient safety, the RACGP says.

Subject

Emergency dispensing from community pharmacy

Period13 Jul 2020

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Media contributions

  • TitlePatients at risk under pharmacy emergency dispensing powers: RACGP
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletAustralian Doctor
    Media typeWeb
    CountryAustralia
    Date13/07/20
    DescriptionThe emergency rule allowing pharmacists to dispense prescription medicines without a script is a potential risk to patient safety, the RACGP says.
    Producer/AuthorHeather Saxena
    PersonsMark Morgan