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Electronic Prescription Service. EPS enables prescriptions to be sent electronically from the GP to the dispenser of the patient’s choice. It makes the prescribing and dispensing process easier and more convenient. www.hscic.gov.uk/ epspharm. @EPSnhs.

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It makes the prescribing and dispensing process easier and more convenient

Electronic Prescription Service

EPS enables prescriptions to be sent electronically from the GP to the dispenser of the patient’s choice.

It makes the prescribing and dispensing process easier and more convenient.

www.hscic.gov.uk/epspharm

@EPSnhs


It makes the prescribing and dispensing process easier and more convenient

EPS could save pharmacies £9,000 per year.


What s in it for you and your pharmacy

What’s in it for you and your pharmacy?

  • Less sorting and less paper to send to send to NHS Prescription Services

  • Less need to enter prescription information

  • Reduced prescription queries


What s in it for you and your pharmacy1

What’s in it for you and your pharmacy?

  • Improved patient satisfaction

  • No need for a prescription collection service

  • Improved stock control


It makes the prescribing and dispensing process easier and more convenient

Midlands and East

North

South

London

www.hscic.gov.uk/epsmaps


Latest statistics

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Pharmacy

DACs

Latest statistics

Average use in live sites

Nominations

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Latest statistics

www.hscic.gov.uk/epsstats

Latest statistics

www.hscic.gov.uk/epsstats

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It makes the prescribing and dispensing process easier and more convenient

“EPS is fantastic, it's quick, accurate and truly brilliant…the prescriber can explain the reasons for prescribing in prescribers notes reducing the level of queries and allowing the pharmacist to provide a seamless level of great patient care.”

Robert Sarfo, Boots, Chigwell


What to do now

What to do now

Check Smartcards

Order dispensing tokens

Check the deployment map for GP practice go live dates

Collect patient nominations


Next steps

Next steps

  • Visit the EPS website for:

  • Summary info sheet

  • Nomination guidance

  • Go live checklist

  • Patient communication and posters

  • SMS alerts and troubleshooting

www.hscic.gov.uk/epspharm


It makes the prescribing and dispensing process easier and more convenient

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