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OST Prescribing Pathway - Transfers between Pharmacies

The Case Manager and or Addiction Liaison Clinician may assist you with this.


  • Establish with the patient which dispensing pharmacy in the area is suitable and confirm with the pharmacy that they are able to dispense to the patient.
  • Cancel the script at their existing pharmacy.
  • Write a new script for the new pharmacy and fax it to them if necessary.
  • Contact the Addiction Liaison Clinician to request that an 'Introduction to Pharmacy' letter with a photo ID is sent to the new pharmacy.
  • The patient will be required to provide photo-ID at the new pharmacy.

Last updated : Thursday, January 09, 2020
Next review date : Friday, January 08,2021

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