Guidance on Safe Supply of Medicines

Pharmacists have a professional and legal responsibility to ensure that prescription-only medicines and non-prescription medicines are supplied safely to patients and members of the public, with sufficient information for their appropriate and rational use.

As a medicines expert, the pharmacist has a unique opportunity and duty to discharge this responsibility in their care of patients.

This section contains guidance to assist pharmacists in fulfilling their legal and professional obligations; it highlights the relevant legislation that must be complied with, as well as good practice requirements, to help ensure that medicines are supplied safely.

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