Board warns on dispensing errors

Pharmacists need to pay attention to screen alerts and to use a scanner to reduce the risk of dispensing errors.

In its latest communique, the Pharmacy Board of Australia has warned pharmacists should take all possible steps to reduce these mistakes, after it had recently received notification of a number of “avoidable mistakes”.    

“While the Board will not comment on individual cases, it has recently received reports of mistakes being made that could have