Private prescription are written by doctors in private practice, and by NHS doctors for medication which are not allowed on NHS prescriptions. It a term used in the United Kingdom for a medical prescription which is not supplied under the National Health Service.
Types of Private Prescriptions
- Electronic or Private Prescription Online. The private prescription is sent by the prescribing doctor electronically to the pharmacy. A paper copy is later sent to the pharmacy
- Paper Private Prescription: The handwritten or typed prescription is given to the patient or posted directly to the pharmacy