Patients across England are now able to choose a pharmacy to have their repeat prescriptions sent to directly, via the NHS App.
The pilot in Leeds sees electronic notifications about patients who have had their flu jab in a pharmacy sent to their GP via clinical systems.
Duncan Rudkin, chief executive of the General Pharmacuetical Council said online services need to be “safe and effective” for patients.
PillTime is a dispensary, featuring a robot and optical checker which has been set up in the global digital exemplars (GDE) pharmacy deparment.
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The retailer hopes the acquisition of the repeat prescriptions ordering app will help it create a digital pharmacy for its members and customers.
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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A £1.5m, robot-powered tele-pharmacy is being opened in Liverpool to improve access to medication for people living with long-term health conditions.
This month’s industry news in brief roundup includes the announcement that Healthcare Communications is to be acquired by IMImobile.
In the run up to Digital Health’s new Public Cyber Security conference, our cyber security expert Davey Winder explores why pharmacies are becoming a prime target for cyber criminals – and what can be done to prevent attack.