Electronic Prescription Service fulfils one billion items a year
The Electronic Prescription Service is now responsible for fulfiling 95% of all prescription requests, with 2021/22 seeing it dispense 996 million items.
Pharmacies to share flu vaccine data with GPs after successful pilot
The programme was rolled out nationally following a pilot in Leeds involving 113 pharmacies using PharmOutcomes and 83 GP practices using SystmOne.
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Electronic Prescription Service to be rolled out nationally next month
The service will create a faster and more secure process for clinicians to prescribe and dispense medication, the Department of Health and Social Care said.
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Portsmouth becomes first area to fully roll out electronic prescription service
NHS Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is the first in the country to have 100% of their GP practices able to use the EPS.
Electronic prescription service to include controlled medication
More than 90% of GP practices and pharmacies are already live with the EPS, but until now controlled drugs like morphine were not included on the system.
Delayed phase four EPS pilot to begin this year
Eight GP practices will trial the latest stage of NHS Digital’s electronic prescription service programme before the end of 2018.
Dedalus named latest supplier for Scotland ePMA framework
The £15m framework covers 14 regional health boards and two national hospitals, including the State Psychiatric and the Golden Jubilee.
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Kent CCG goes live with mobile-based prescription ordering app
Healthera will replace the traditional method of ordering through a pharmacy or GP within NHS Dartford Gravesham and Swanley CCG from 3 September.
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London docs get on board with electronic prescribing
All 1,311 GP surgeries in the capital can now use the electronic prescription service (EPS) to send prescriptions to pharmacists.
Electronic Prescription Service to be pushed out nationally across urgent care
Use of the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) is being rolled out nationally across urgent care settings following a successful pilot.
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