Prescribing safeguards

The GMS Contract and Statement of Financial Entitlements (SFE) provides guidance to doctors and outlines the safeguards in place to prevent excessive or inappropriate prescribing by health professionals involved in primary care.

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The 2012 DDA publication: Dispensing Guidance: Quality in Practice provides a comprehensive overview of the regulations and good practice to be adopted by GP dispensaries. The Guidance is available, and printed copies are free to members or available for non-members to buy (price: £15).

DDA members can download the 2012 Dispensing Guidance: Quality in Practice by visiting our DDA Member Guidance section.

Non-DDA members can buy the Guidance by contacting the office.