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Roll out of Electronic Prescription Service (EPS)

 

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Roll out of Electronic Prescription Service (EPS)

NHS England are accelerating deployment of EPS Phase 4 which allows EPS to be used for patients without a pharmacy nomination.

All GP practices using EPS with TPP SystmOne and EMIS Web will be live with Phase 4 by mid-September. Phase 4 significantly reduces the need to hand sign prescriptions and deal with lost prescriptions. GP practices and pharmacies will also be able to track the status of more prescriptions using the EPS Prescription Tracker. Using EPS with a nomination is still the preferred and most efficient option, especially during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, so please continue to encourage your patients to nominate.