News about pharmacies
01 February 2012
As of 10 February 2012, the prescriptions issued by emergency service doctors in Denmark will only be valid for 7 days from issuance of the prescription. The period of validity is shortened to reduce the risk that outdated prescriptions are dispensed by mistake.
01 July 2011
A new regulatory amendment ensures that Danish pharmacies will always inform customers of the cheapest medicine when they buy prescription-only medicines.
21 June 2011
At the Danish Medicines Agency, we assess the qualifications of foreign pharmacists and pharmaconomists who apply for authorisation to work at a Danish pharmacy. The EU Commission and the upcoming Polish EU Presidency are presently looking for real-life stories from citizens who have experience from living and working abroad.
04 April 2011
From 1 April 2011, Danish pharmacies accept prescriptions issued by a physician or dentist in another EU country, Norway or Iceland.