The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has issued revised guidance for pharmacy owners to help make sure that people can only obtain medicines from online pharmacies that are safe and clinically appropriate for them.
The revised guidance introduced further safeguards for patients and the public in the following key areas:
Making sure medicines are clinically appropriate for patients – online pharmacies will have to make sure:
Further safeguards for certain categories of prescription only medicines – further safeguards will have to be in place before supplying the following categories of medicines to make sure that they are clinically appropriate:
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