Repeat dispensing is an alternative model for prescribing and
dispensing regular medicines to patients on stable long-term
treatment, where repeat supplies are managed by the patient's
pharmacy of choice.
Please note: when seeking/receiving advice in regard to patient care and making referrals, NHS Connecting for Health Information Governance standards and policies must be adhered to.
Pharmaceutical Services negotiating Committee (PSNC) resources
on repeat dispensing
PSNC/BMA guidance for GPs on repeat dispensing
NHS Bedfordshire Medicines Management team can support practices in identifying patients suitable for repeat dispensing and setting up the service Tel 01525 636936.
Last updated: 26/04/2012
Update due: 26/04/2013