e-script replaces the piece of paper that we have known for 100 years with an
never lose your scripts
can order in advance to save time
your scripts can live in the one place (your digital script wallet)
doctor will ask how you want to receive your e-script. Either by SMS or by email.
the SMS or email from your doctor, following the link will take you to a token
– a QR code. This is your prescription. This can be sent to or scanned at the
can still choose to receive a paper prescription. Your doctor will ask you as he
or she is writing the prescription.
can present the token at the pharmacy
can SMS the script to the pharmacy ahead of time and have it ready when you
can email the script to the pharmacy and have it ready when you turn up
can send the script to a digital script wallet (e.g. Medadvisor or
PharmacyLink) and order your script through that app.
an e-script is written, it is sent directly to you. You may forward it to your
agent or to your pharmacy.
can forward a copy of the token to your agent via email or SMS. The pharmacist
will confirm you have consented to fill the script on their behalf.
digital script wallets (MedAdvisor or PharmacyLink) have carer mode so you can
look after other family members in the one place.
you do not need My Health Record to use electronic prescriptions, but you do
need a Medicare or DVA card.
meet a high level of privacy and security. Your e-script is encrypted and
cannot be accessed by anyone without your consent.
your GP to cancel the e-script and request a new one. They may send you a new
you have accidentally deleted your repeat token, the pharmacist that previously
dispensed the e-script can reissue the most recent repeat token for that
you will get a separate token for each medication you are prescribed. For this
reason, we recommend managing them using a digital script app, like MedAdvisor
download once of them from the App Store or Google Play and
follow the prompts. You may need to contact your pharmacy to link your prescription
records to the app – something you can do during your next visit.
you have registered your app with the pharmacy, your e-scripts (both originals
and repeats) will be visible in your phone.
can order your prescription through tap-to-refill on the app and arrange home
delivery or pick up.
prescription now lives in the app, so it can be dispensed without physically
bringing the script to the pharmacy.
paper scripts will continue to be valid. By using a digital script wallet on an
app, all your prescription records can live in one secure place (under this
system your paper scripts can live securely in the pharmacy and you can access
them through the app).