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17 November 2017 by John D'Arcy

Dispensing error defence finally laid before parliament - Numark reaction

  • Wales
  • England
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

We are delighted to learn that the regulations defining a legal defence from criminal sanctions for inadvertent dispensing errors has finally been laid before Parliament.

This has been a long time coming but is much needed to remove a significant practice burden from pharmacists and their teams created by an anachronistic legal provision.

The change in the law recognises that pharmacists are human and puts them on an equal footing with other healthcare professionals.

Read more - Long-awaited dispensing error defence finally laid before parliament (C+D)

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