E-scripts are go in Australia... well almost

One GP clinic reported only two of its 11 most-used pharmacies were compatible

In the long and tortured history of government attempts at technological innovation, the fast-tracked e-prescribing rollout in May seemed like a relative success story.

The only grumble was whether it should have occurred 15 years ago; or at least in 2018 when the King Review of the pharmacy sector declared e-scripts an urgent health system priority.

Since the month of May, during which Australia’s first e-script was legally