Frequently Asked Questions

Prescription and Record Keeping Requirements

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  • 1. Is a prescription written by a doctor registered in a country outside the EEA valid for dispensing in Ireland?

  • 2. How long is a high tech prescription valid for?

  • 3. Is a prescription for a high tech medicine written by a GP valid for dispensing?

  • 4. How long do I have to keep records at the pharmacy such as prescriptions, invoices and the duty register?

  • 5. How long do I have to retain the patient medication record (PMR)?