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eRD information for pharmacies

Our GP Assurance team is working in collaboration with CCGs and AHSNs to help prescribers and dispensers realise the benefits of increased electronic Repeat Dispensing (eRD) use. 

Benefits of eRD

A quick reference guide giving you a summary of the benefits for the NHS, for GP practices, for pharmacies and for patients:

Benefits of eRD (PDF: 96KB)

Resources for your pharmacy

A poster for patients, setting out the recommendation from NHS England that all suitable patients should be put on to electronic Repeat Dispensing (eRD) as part of the primary care response to coronavirus:  

eRD patient poster - COVID-19 version (PDF: 4.7MB)

An A5 leaflet to download and print, highlighting the benefits of eRD for patients. Leave these around your practice or pharmacy to promote eRD, or hand them out with other patient literature: 

eRD patient flyer (PDF: 1MB)

If you're a GP practice, dentist, optician or pharmacy, you can place an order on the Primary Care Support England (PCSE) website.

If you do not work in one of these but are, for example, a trust, CCG or local authority, you can order using NHS Forms.

eRD guides

A library of guides on how to get the most from eRD:

eRD patient pathway (PDF: 488KB)

Electronic prescription tracker guide (PDF: 442KB)

We've been working closely with Wessex AHSN to develop our eRD support. You can view some really useful content on the Wessex AHSN website. Wessex AHSN has also created a help eRD handbook:

eRD handbook (PDF: 247KB)