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What requirements would need to be satisfied first, medical

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What requirements would need to be satisfied first, for a medical doctor in a foreign country, to be able to write private prescriptions in the UK?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Dear customer,

Thanks for your question.

To write private prescriptions in the UK doctors must be registered with a licence to practise with the General Medical Council (GMC).

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
If they are not physically based in the UK, but write private prescriptions that can be used in the UK, do they still need to be registered with the GMC?

Dear customer,

Yes for a prescription to be honored in the UK the prescribing doctor should be registered with the GMC.

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