Even after lockdown, minimising human contact as much as possible has to be the best way forward and with restrictions being reintroduced as Covid cases rise, using digital services as much as you can is imperative.
It is likely that in autumn and winter, UK will experience a second spike in Covid-19 infections as the schools and Universities return for their first term of the academic year and more and more people go back to work.
The digital age has revolutionised certain processes making them quicker, streamlined and less labour intensive and one of these is online prescriptions. The most laborious and time-consuming for GPs and pharmacists have been their repeat prescription service, a necessity for many people with chronic health conditions and who are on long-term medication.
It couldn’t be more easier than to use an online prescription service or to order a repeat prescription online, you don’t even need to be computer literate or have an electronic device to benefit from this new digital service.
NHS repeat dispensing is an electronic process which allows a patient to obtain their NHS repeat prescription online if they wish without the need for the prescribing doctor to hand sign repeat prescriptions every time a request is made.