Script app gets GP boost

QR codes will be provided on prescriptions by the majority of clinical software providers before the end of March.

The move will enable patients to scan and sent their scripts to pharmacies using the eRx Express smartphone app.

The QR codes replicate the eRx Script Exchange barcode on a patient’s prescription. Script requests are sent safely and securely via eRx Script Exchange’s national network which connects more than 20,000 GPs and 4,300 pharmacies to exchange electronic prescriptions safely and securely.

Paul Naismith, CEO of Fred IT – which