What to do when your prescription pad is stolen


Being vigilant with your prescription pad can save you a lot of unnecessary angst.

Perhaps the following is as familiar to you as it is for medicolegal organisations: “I’ve just discovered that my car has been broken into and I think my prescription pad has been stolen.”

About a year ago, we wrote an article about what doctors should know about forged prescriptions, including what to do when they suspected their script pads or paper had been lost or stolen, and when contacted to verify the authenticity of