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The Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) is currently available within primary and community care settings.
Services who would like to enable EPS must ensure they fall into one of the approved care settings, issuing FP10SS prescriptions for dispensing by community, and have an approved prescribing system in place.
Examples of primary and community care settings who can use EPS include:
- GP practices
- child health services
- community physiotherapy, occupational therapy, podiatry, speech and language
- community paediatric clinics, palliative care, mental health services
- district nursing, intermediate care
- specialist nursing services (for example, diabetes, heart failure, incontinence, tissue viability)
- sexual health services
- urgent treatment centres, clinical assessment services
- extended access hubs, GP out of hours