Batch Repeat Dispensing

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01st January 2011 10:30
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IMPORTANT: This course will be moving to the new Y Ty Dysgu learning platform shortly! 

• If you are part-way this course, please ensure you complete the course before 19th February 2024. (Your progress on incomplete courses will not be moved across and you would  need to re-start the course on the new system). 

• If you haven’t done so already, you will need to register onto Y Ty Dysgu in order for your data to be moved across. Details of how  to do this can be found here.  

If you have completed the course already, your record of completion will be added to the new system in due course.

Many thanks 

Pharmacy Team



This distance learning pack looks at how a repeat dispensing service would work, documentation required and responsibilities of a pharmacist. This pack needs to be completed by all community pharmacists wishing to run a repeat dispensing service as part of the essential services in new contract.

Learning objectives

On completion of all aspects of this programme you should be able to:

  • Describe how the NHS Repeat Dispensing arrangements in Wales will operate
  • State at least two benefits for all those involved in repeat dispensing (patients, pharmacists, general practitioners and GP practice staff)
  • Explain why fully informed consent is needed
  • Identify the key local contact(s) for repeat dispensing
  • List two protocols for good practice in relation to repeat dispensing
  • Outline the factors to be considered when writing a Standard Operating Procedure
  • List two web sites where further information about repeat dispensing can be found