Principles for good practice issued to protect patients online

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11 November 2019
Source: General Optical Council

Healthcare organisations including regulators, royal colleges and faculties, are today Friday 8 November issuing a set of principles to help protect patient safety and welfare when accessing potentially-harmful medication online or over the phone. The jointly-agreed ‘High level principles for good practice in remote consultations and prescribing’ set out the good practice expected of healthcare professionals when prescribing medication online.

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