This eLearning looks at what a batch repeat dispensing service is and how to operate the service within Wales. This programme must be completed by all pharmacists working in a community pharmacy as part of the essential services in the pharmacy contract.
On completion of this programme you should be able to:
Describe what the Welsh NHS batch repeat dispensing service is and the rules and regulations governing the service
Explain how to provide a safe and efficient batch repeat dispensing service
List the key requirements of batch repeat dispensing
Explain batch repeat dispensing and assess whether the service is suitable for various patients
List the benefits and challenges associated with batch repeat dispensing from the prescriber, practice staff, pharmacy team and patients perspectives
This programme should take about ONE hour to complete.