Reminder for dentists about remote prescribing

  • Date: 13 August 2012

DENTISTS have been reminded by the GDC that remote prescribing must not be used in the provision of non-surgical cosmetic procedures such as the prescription or administration of Botox or injectable cosmetic.

The announcement follows a recent statement from the General Medical Council that doctors are also banned from prescribing Botox remotely.

Guidance for dentists on remote prescribing can be found on the GDC website.

This page was correct at the time of publication. Any guidance is intended as general guidance for members only. If you are a member and need specific advice relating to your own circumstances, please contact one of our advisers.

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