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Electronic Prescription Service (EPS)
The Electronic Prescription Service enables prescribers - such as GPs and practice nurses - to send prescriptions electronically to a dispenser (such as a pharmacy) of the patient's choice. This makes the prescribing and dispensing process more efficient and convenient for patients and staff.
Can find out about using the service and the benefits it will bring them.
Can find out about using EPS, electronic signatures, cancellation and smartcards.
Can find out about using EPS, online endorsement and claiming, and smartcards.
Can find out about the benefits, stages of implementation and local deployment.
Can find out about the status of system releases, deployment and PCTs with Direction.
For the EPS map, top tips, videos, FAQs, communication material, benefits and statistics.
EPS: an explanation for patients
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