Real-time script monitoring becomes mandatory for Queensland GPs
GPs who fail to check Queensland’s new real-time script monitoring system before prescribing drugs of dependency will face fines of up to $2800.
From Thursday, it will be mandatory for doctors and pharmacists to use QScript to stop doctor-shoppers accessing opioids and monitored medications.
The system, launched by the State Government, will also record when the drugs are prescribed in hospital settings.
QScript uses a traffic-light system integrated with GP software, issuing