EPS has eradicated the need to print prescriptions
Electronic prescriptions sent via the electronic prescription service (EPS) now represent more than 95 per cent of all prescriptions dispensed by community pharmacies in England, said the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee on June 24.
One-off nomination being available in many GP practices and other care settings, allowing prescriptions to be sent to an alternative pharmacy without affecting a patient’s existing nominations and avoiding the need for paper prescriptions to be issued by prescribers.
As per latest figures more than 95 per cent of GP practices have now been using the 4th phase of EPS.

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