'I will be breaking the law': GP calls for SafeScript boycott

Doctors who fail to check real-time script tracking software could be fined $16,000

A GP who helped develop Victoria’s real-time script tracking software has urged other doctors to break the law and boycott the system.

Dr Michael Levick.

On 1 April, it became compulsory for all doctors and pharmacists in the state to check the software, called SafeScript, before prescribing or dispensing all schedule 8 drugs and some schedule 4 drugs.