Prescription Policy

  • Prescriptions can be sent to your local pharmacy via email, fax or by post. Electronic prescribing has now be approved for Emergency Consult Ltd.
  • We do not prescribe Controlled Drugs, Benzodiapines, Opiates (Exception: when prescribing medication for patient in an aged care facility, where the medication is prescribed on a medical chart and not on Controlled Drug Script)
  • We do not prescribe Restricted Medication, Class B or C Medication
  • We do not email prescriptions directly to the patient
  • We do not prescribe routine repeat prescriptions. However, we can prescribe 1 week of regular medication to patients who urgently need their medication while waiting for their next GP appointment.