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Posted or Updated on 8 Feb 2024
Digital prescriptions in the NHS App
As of 30 January 2024, patients in England can use the NHS App to view all their prescription details, order repeat prescriptions, and generate a barcode that can be shown to a pharmacy for collection without a paper prescription from their GP. This will positively impact on general practice workload as each repeat prescription ordered electronically saves GP practices three minutes of time, with those ordered using the app expected to save the equivalent of 1.85 million hours in 2024.