Talking Point: SafeScript, Victoria’s real-time prescription monitoring system

Summary

SafeScript provides health professionals with access to their patients’ prescription history for high-risk medicines to enable safer clinical decisions when considering prescribing or dispensing a medicine.

This session discusses the role of SafeScript in everyday practice, as well as the important initiatives that will accompany the implementation of SafeScript to support patients with a prescription medicine dependency.

Video

Presenters

Presented by Dr Malcolm Dobbin and Laura Mulligan, Real-Time Prescription Monitoring Implementation, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).