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Electronic Repeat Dispensing (batch prescribing) could save 2.7m GP hours

Up to 5. Productive work flows
March 11. 2020

If 80% of all repeat prescriptions were issued as repeat dispensing, 2.7 million GP hours could be saved each year in England. Many practices are already benefiting from this feature of the EPS system. 

NHS England and NHS Improvement, as well as Wessex AHSN, have been working to share practical advice for practices on how to start using this system.

Quick introduction featuring GP of the Year, Dr Farzana Hussain. At The Project Surgery, they have found eRD:

  • saves time for staff
  • improves patient experience
  • improves patient safety

More detail about how to implement this:



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