Medicines that optometrists can order

We’ve made this resource available to help all pharmacists returning to frontline patient facing roles during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Quick reference guide 

This guidance is for pharmacists who receive requests to supply prescription only medicines (POMs) to patients from opticians.

This guidance discusses the legal and professional issues that would need to be considered when responding to requests for a prescription-only medicine from an optician’s practice.

We’ve made this resource available to help all pharmacists returning to frontline patient facing roles during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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