Prescriptions on the Road

If you’re travelling in remote areas, getting a prescription filled can be a nuisance.

Did you know that you can ask your doctor to endorse a prescription with “Regulation 24” and the chemist is then permitted to issue 6 months’ worth (or 3 months, if that is the length of the prescription) at the same time? This applies only to the original prescription.

Here’s a quote from the Chemist Warehouse site, explaining this – but naturally, the best person to ask is your own doctor!

Regulation 24



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