Remote Supervision - Here we go again!

Your views are important in furthering the work of the PDA.

Thu 30th April 2015 The PDA

Remote Supervision - Here we go again!

Your views are important in furthering the work of the PDA.

The survey has now closed but the questions are retained here for reference.

1) What activities do you believe may be undertaken in a community pharmacy where the pharmacist is signed on as the Responsible Pharmacist but is absent from the pharmacy (under the current 2 hour rule)

1a) The sale of GSL medicines

 
 
 

1b) The sale of P Medicines

 
 
 

1c) The inward receipt of prescriptions from the public

 
 
 

1d) The dispensing of medicines

 
 
 

1e) The handing out of dispensed medicines that had been previously clinically checked, dispensed and bagged by the pharmacist

 
 
 

1f) The handing out of medicines that had been previously clinically checked by the pharmacist but not dispensed nor bagged by the pharmacist

 
 
 

1g) The handing out of medicines that had not been clinically checked, dispensed not bagged by the pharmacist

 
 
 

1h) The provision of advice relating to GSL medicines

 
 
 

1i) The provision of advice relating to P medicines

 
 
 

1j) The provision of advice relating to Dispensed medicines

 
 
 

1k) The provision of advice relating to a general healthcare query

 
 
 

1) If you have answered under “certain conditions” to any of the above

2) Please provide examples of theoretical scenarios that you consider may occur in a community pharmacy where in the absence of a pharmacist, there is likely to be a diminution of public safety.

3) Please provide examples of real-life scenarios that you have experienced or are aware of where without the presence and direct involvement of a pharmacist, a patient or other would have suffered harm

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