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Help reduce repeat prescribing waste – Report via SIRMS
To make it easier to identify and investigate waste in the repeat prescription ordering process, we’ve added a specific field with a yes/no dropdown to SIRMS that will highlight where waste has occurred in repeat prescribing systems.
This will help us to run reports and investigate incidents relating to waste. We’ll look at all the incidents and where necessary put steps in place to prevent this happening again.
Electronic repeat dispensing toolkit
Electronic repeat dispensing (eRD) is an integral part of EPS, which offers many extra benefits over paper repeat dispensing and repeat prescribing.
NHS Digital have recently published an Electronic Repeat Dispensing Toolkit, available at which contains useful tools. You can also sign up for some eRD webinars to find out more. The toolkit includes an e-learning package, developed by NECS in conjunction with NHS Digital which can also be accessed through the NECS Medicines website.
Optimise Rx support information
Optimise Rx is a prescribing support software tool installed in a number of practices across the North East and Yorkshire & Humber . In this section we have included links to information and resources to support practices with this.
Local prescribing guidelines
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