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Prescriptions from the EEA and Switzerland

This guide will help you if you are presented with a prescription from the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland or, asked to make an emergency supply for a patient whose health professional is registered to prescribe in a EEA country or Switzerland.

Sections on this page

  • Prescriptions from an approved health professional and country
  • Prescription requirements
  • Emergency supply
  • Checking registration
  • When to refer
  • Further information

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