Pharmacy: Digital Technology

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 24th July 2018.

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Photo of Chi Onwurah Chi Onwurah Shadow Minister (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Industrial Strategy)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on (a) medicines adherence and (b) error rates in repeat prescription dispensing of digital-first pharmacy services.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

We have made no assessment of the potential effect on medicines adherence or error rates in repeat prescription dispensing of digital-first pharmacy services. However, early indications suggest that automation in the dispensing process can lead to fewer errors.

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