Clinical Check - Manual (Wales)

A patient's prescription can be clinically checked upfront, pre-confirming the prescription prior to dispensing. When dispensing the prescription, warnings, contraindications and interactions are confirmed allowing you to quickly finish the dispense and print the labels.

Important - The Clinical Check Module can be restricted to Pharmacists only, see Restricting the Clinical Check Module and Adding a User for details.

You can dispense a prescription without clinically checking it upfront, in this case the warnings are confirmed during the dispensing process.

Note - Warnings may display if the directions, quantity or item are changed during the dispensing process, these must be confirmed before continuing.

To perform a clinical check on prescriptions:

  1. You can check an individual prescription or multiple prescriptions for the same patient, either:

    • From the Prescriptions screen, select ACTIONS - Clinically Check next to the prescription you want to check:

      Training Tip - You do not need to select a patient to select this option.
    • From the Prescriptions screen, highlight one or more prescriptions for the same patient and then select BATCH CHECK :

  2. If the patient is unmatched or partially matched a warning displays. This depends on the option selected:

  3. The Prescription Details screen displays all the prescribed items for the patient, including the GP directions and label cautions:

    Check the details are correct and if required you can do the following:

  4. Select NEXT to proceed to the Warnings screen.

  5. The Warnings screen displays:

    The screen is split into three tabs, Major Warnings, Minor Warnings and Potential Warnings. Select each tab in turn and then select VIEW INFORMATION to display the warning details.

    Note - The Potential Warnings tab only displays if Patient does not have the condition is selected on the Interactions & Contraindications section of the Pharmacy Details - Checking tab. See Pharmacy Details - Checking for details.
  6. For a High Risk Drug Alert Major Warning you must view and confirm the prescription warning from the High Risk Drug Alert Information screen, select CONFIRM AND CONTINUE :

    The High Risk Drug Alert is confirmed. Select CLOSE to close the screen.

  7. All Major Warnings must be confirmed before you can proceed. To confirm a Major Warning select Confirm or press F11 on your keyboard:

    The status changes to Checked:

  8. To confirm all Major Warnings at the same time, select CONFIRM ALL or press Ctrl + F11 on your keyboard:

  9. Once all warnings are confirmed select COMPLETE CHECK or press F12 on your keyboard.

  10. Pharmacy Manager returns to the Prescriptions screen and the Clinical Check column updates to display the prescription(s) as Checked:

Note - You can dispense a prescription that has not been clinically checked, however you need to confirm any warnings during the dispensing process.

If Prevent editing of directions is enabled in Pharmacy Details, and once you have performed a clinical check, you will be unable to edit the directions. In order to edit the directions, you must reset the clinical check first.

Manual Clinical Check History

Where prescriptions are manually clinically checked the following displays:

  • Patient Details - History displays a Type of Acknowledgement - Manual:

  • The Patient History report displays an Event of Acknowledgement - Manual:

Note - If an automated clinically checked prescription is reset, it needs to be manually checked.
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