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SafeScript training – be prepared - Nunawading

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Whitehorse Civic Centre

399 Whitehorse Road

Nunawading, VIC 3131

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Training sessions are being delivered across the EMPHN catchment with presentations by a GP and pharmacist with experience in using SafeScript as a clinical tool in everyday practice. An expert panel will field a Q&A segment.

SafeScript overview

  • deaths from pharmaceutical drug overdose exceed the road toll
  • The Victorian Government is implementing SafeScript across Victoria now
  • SafeScript allows doctors and pharmacists to view the supply history of certain high-risk medicines at the point of consultation / dispensing
  • a consumer awareness campaign will commence in March 2019
  • supply history for monitored medicines has been captured in SafeScript since July 2018
  • use of SafeScript will become mandatory in April 2020
  • doctors and pharmacists have complementary obligations for safe use of medicines - joint training sessions will promote collaborative approaches to patient support in the SafeScript environment.


Training will cover

  • an overview of SafeScript – what, when, how and regulations
  • best practice for prescribing and dispensing of high-risk monitored medicines
  • approaches to managing people who are at risk of high-risk medicine misuse
  • resources and supports for practitioners and patients.
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Whitehorse Civic Centre

399 Whitehorse Road

Nunawading, VIC 3131

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