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Temporary approval to suspend the need for signatures on prescriptions, dental and ophthalmic forms

 

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Temporary approval to suspend the need for signatures on prescriptions, dental and ophthalmic forms

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has approved a temporary measure in England to help limit the transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19) by suspending the need for patients to sign prescription, dental and ophthalmic forms for a period of 5 months to 31 March 2021.

This must be carried out in line with the criteria set out in this guidance.