Patients at risk under pharmacy emergency dispensing powers: RACGP

Professor Mark Morgan says it's unknown how the scheme is being monitored.

The emergency rule allowing pharmacists to dispense prescription medicines without a script is a potential risk to patient safety, the RACGP says.

Patients at risk under pharmacy emergency dispensing powers: RACGP
Professor Mark Morgan.

Pharmacists were granted permission to give patients up to one month’s supply of their usual PBS medicine during the