Electronic scripts for GPs here within weeks, says Govt

After years of delays, GPs have been promised a solution in response to the COVID-19 crisis

It has taken a pandemic to get there, but the Federal Government says it will finally give GPs the option of ditching paper scripts for totally electronic prescribing.


In an attempt to shift patients from as many unnecessary face-to-face consults as possible, the government has rolled out new MBS items for telehealth.

And it is already funding pharmacies to make home deliveries to high-risk patients — including the elderly, those in