IN this scenario, the prescription is again for one of the GPs at the local practice. It has been signed by another doctor in the practice who you know isn’t her regular GP — her regular GP is at another practice in a different village.
The prescription is for oxycodone capsules.
On a scale of 1 to 5 (where 1 is not concerned at all and 5 is very concerned) how concerned are you about this?
How would you deal with this situation?
Dispense the item 6.2%
Speak to the prescribing doctor 44.4%
Speak to the patient 2.5%
Speak to both prescriber and patient 29.6%
Refuse to dispense the item 17.3%