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1

What should be done if prescription from EU

Involve pharmacist

2

Who should request for emergency supply be refered to

Pharmacist

3

What are patient group directions (PGDs)

Arrangement that allows certain medicines to be supplied by healthcare professionals on behalf of doctors

4

What must be on standardised form from private priscriptions

Controlled drugs

5

What form must controlled drugs prescriptions be on

PPCD(1) in Scotland

6

What do prescriptions require to meet legal requirements

  • Prescriber signiture
  • Prescribers address
  • Date of signing
  • Information indicating type of prescriber
  • Name and address of patient
  • Age of patient if under 12

7

How long are prescriptions usually valid for after signing

6 months

8

What does od mean

Every day

9

What does bd/bid mean

Twice a day

10

What does tds/tid mean

Three times a day

11

What does qds/qid mean

Four times a day

12

What does qqh mean

Every 4 hours

13

What does aurist mean

Ear drops

14

What does guttae/G mean

Drops

15

What does linct mean

Linctus

16

What does mist mean

Mixture

17

What does ung mean

Ointment

18

What does om/mane mean

Every morning

19

What does on/nocte mean

Every night

20

What does ac mean

Before food

21

What does cc mean

With food

22

What does pc mean

After food

23

What does ex aq mean

In water

24

What does pm mean

When required

25

What does stat mean

Immediately

26

What does mdu mean

To be used as directed

27

What contains information about prescription charges in Scotland

The Scottish Drug Tariff

28

What is a prepayment certificate

Like a season ticket, used for regular prescriptions where patient pays for a 3 or 12 months certificate

ENGLAND - Scotland prescriptions are free

29

What should be checked when recieve prescription

  1. Name and address of patient
  2. Check is signed by prescriber and check date
  3. If anything is missing consult dispensing team

30

When can medication not just be given out

  • Where medication is owing
  • Where special advice needs to be given
  • Controlled drugs