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Guidelines: Continued dispensing

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This PSA document provides advice to pharmacists on the appropriate and effective processes, desired behaviours of good practice, how to fulfil professional responsibilities, and the expected outcomes for dispensing eligible medicines under the continued dispensing provision of the PBS.

Pharmacists are expected to exercise professional judgement in adapting this guidance document to meet the specific legislative requirements in their state or territory.

Guidelines for the Continued Dispensing of eligible medicines by pharmacists

Example scenarios of when continued dispensing may or may not be appropriate are detailed in the following document:
Continued dispensing scenarios

A template for recording medicines requests without a valid prescription can be found here:
Continued dispensing practice tool



This item is listed in the following categories: • Fifth Community Pharmacy AgreementGuidelines


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