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6. Informing patients about SABA over-reliance through the prescription label (SystmOne only)

You can edit the template prescription label for SABA inhalers so that patients are automatically informed about SABA over-reliance every time they receive their prescription.

The process

Step 1: Edit prescription template

Edit the prescription templates for all SABA inhalers to include information about SABA over-reliance.

Resources:

Resources

Script note

If you need your reliever (salbutamol) inhaler 3 or more times in a week, or use 3 or more inhalers in a year, this could mean your asthma treatment needs improving. Please make an appointment with the nurse/ doctor to discuss.