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The National Health Service (General Medical Services Supplementary Lists) (Scotland) Regulations 2003

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Prescribing and dispensing

10.—(1) In the course of treating a patient to whom treatment is provided under these terms of service, a practitioner shall not order on a prescription form a scheduled drug, but may with the consent of the patient otherwise prescribe such a drug or other substance for that patient in the course of that treatment.

(2) In the course of treating such a patient, a practitioner shall not order on a prescription form a drug specified in Schedule 11 to the 1995 Regulations unless–

(a)that patient is a person mentioned in column 2 of that entry; and

(b)that drug is prescribed for that patient only for the purpose specified in column 3 of that entry; and

(c)the practitioner endorses the face of that form with the reference “SLS”,

but with the consent of the patient may otherwise prescribe such a drug for that patient in the course of that treatment.

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