Podcast: Remote Prescribing - Is It Allowed?

Mr Adrian Richards
By Mr Adrian Richards

Mr Adrian Richards is a Consultant Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon and is Medical Director at The Private Clinic of Harley Street. He trained in Oxford and London.


The issue of remote prescribing has been much in the news recently - with both sides of the argument being well represented. Some believe that it is sufficient for a doctor or dentist to discuss individual cases with nurse practitioners and prescribe accordingly.  Others argue that the doctor should physically see and assess each patient.

Ron Myers is Director of www.consultingroom.com and has many years of experience in the Aesthetics industry in the UK. 

In this Podcast Ron discusses the following issues:

  • The current legislation on Remote prescribing
  • How the governing bodies view Remote prescribing
  • How and when the issue is likely to resolve itself
  • His advice to Nurses using remote prescribing services.

 

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