17 results found for: prescription

Pharmacist pleads guilty to fraudulent codeine script

A locum who confessed to writing a fraudulent prescription for “suspicious” quantities of codeine did so after being threatened, a court has heard. 

One in 50 scripts need to be modified by pharmacists

Community pharmacists modify almost one in 50 prescriptions to avoid a potential drug-related problem (DRP), according to a Dutch study.

Well to dispense 43 million prescriptions from central hub

Well Pharmacy expects to dispense about 43.2 million prescriptions annually via a central hub based in Stoke-on-Trent.

Contractors “losing tens of thousands” over EPS claims

Some contractors are “losing tens of thousands of pounds” due to errors made when submitting EPS claims.

Can a pre-reg tutor have more than one trainee?

Answers to recent questions fielded by the Pharmacy Services team

NHS fraud checking

Advice on checking prescription fraud

Can CDs go in MDS, and other questions answered

Your questions answered by the NPA's Pharmacy Services Team

Minimising your risk of dispensing errors

Advice from the NPA on reducing the risk of dispensing errors

What can a podiatrist prescribe and other questions answered

Three more topical questions answered by the NPA's Pharmacy Services Team

Superintendent update on dispensing process

Tips from the NPA's Chief Pharmacist on best practice for dispensing

CD prescription issues: whose responsibility?

Tips for avoiding issues with controlled drug prescriptions

Optimise business performance with Check34

A few of Check34's key features summarised

Optimise business performance with Check34

An extract on the first of Check34's 13 KPIs: ‘Number of items’

Your questions, answered

The local surgery is issuing prescriptions on a prescription pad for a GP who has left the practice; is this allowed

How to switch doxazosin MR to standard release

How can patients be switched to the standard-release formulation of doxazosin?

Prescription charge increase criticised

Script charge in England rises to £8.40 from April 1

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