New safeguards proposed to protect people attempting to purchase medicines online

14 Aug 2018

The GPhC has expressed concerns that it can sometimes be too easy for people to obtain certain medicines online.

The NPA is responding to the GPhC Discussion paper on making sure patients and the public obtain medicines and other pharmacy services safely online, available to download and read below.

The discussion paper focuses on the new areas that the GPhC is proposing to cover in the updated guidance for pharmacy owners, which suggest additional safeguards to patients and the public who obtain medicines, and other pharmacy services, safely online.

Please send your thoughts and comments to our Policy Manager, Helga Mangion, at or call 01727 858687