Another state flags compulsory script-tracking software

The Queensland model will be similar to SafeScript in Victoria
Dr Bruce Willett
Dr Bruce Willett.

Another state has revealed plans to tackle doctor-shopping — including fines for GPs who do not check real-time script-tracking software before prescribing dangerous drugs.

Following in the footsteps of Tasmania and Victoria, the Queensland Government introduced draft legislation on Tuesday to lay the foundations of the state’s script-tracking system.