Pharmacists may regularly dispense appliances in the course of their business, or they may dispense such prescriptions infrequently, or they may have taken a decision not to dispense them at all. Whilst the Terms of Service requires a pharmacist to dispense any (non-Part XVIIIA listed) medicine “with reasonable promptness”, for appliances the obligation to dispense arises only if the pharmacist supplies such products “in the normal course of business”.
All community pharmacy contractors choosing to dispense appliances in the normal course of their business are required to comply with the following Essential Services requirements: click here to visit PSNC then click on the headings for more information on below:
Identification of the pharmacy
Clinical advice about appliances