Guidance

The Primary Medical Services (Electronic Prescription Service Authorisation) Directions 2011 and supplementary guidance

Release 2 of the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) , where prescriptions can be transmitted electronically, introduces significant benefits for patients, prescribers and dispensers.

Documents

Download Electronic Prescription Service Directions (Gateway reference 16016)

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Download supplementary guidance (Gateway reference Number 10877)

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Detail

These Directions enable the PCTs listed in the Schedule to authorise their primary medical services contractors or any practice established by the PCT to use the Electronic Transmission of Prescriptions service (which means the EPS). 

The Directions are accompanied by guidance for all PCTs, to support their implementation.