MUSN Monthly Webinars – Health and Justice – Planned Upgrades to the Health and Justice Information System Prescribing and Medicines Functions


This webinar described the planned upgrades to the HJIS prescribing and medicines functions. These involve changes to how medicines are prescribed (including prescriber authorisation of prepared repeat prescriptions) and a new process for adjusting the in-possession status of a current prescription.

Topics covered
• Brief background to the upgrade and initial pilots
• The main changes to the HJIS functions and the planned roll out
• Experiences from a pilot site
• What will happen next (including advice for what providers need to do or watch out for

Presented by Denise Farmer, National Pharmaceutical Adviser Health and Justice, NHSE/I
Jo Angell, Health & Justice Deputy Programme Manager, NEL CSU

The webinar has been recorded and is available via this LINK.

A pdf of the presentation is available below.

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