A script is a colloquial or slang term for prescription, a legal document that pharmacists require in order to dispense drugs or medications.

As well as being a colloquial term for prescription, SCRIPT is also the name of an e-learning programme available to staff working for the NHS. Designed by Health Education England, SCRIPT provides healthcare professionals with guidance and information regarding prescribing, therapeutics and medicine management.

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