Pet Peeves (December 2015)
Read about rude patients, absurd refill requests, and other pet peeves.
Being Treated Like a Beautician.
When someone hands you some creams from the makeup aisle and asks which one will work better.
Smokers Getting Inhalers. When a patient smoking a cigarette in the drive-thru says, “I’m here to pick up my inhalers.”
Absurd Refill Requests.
When a patient at 11:45 am says, “I’m leaving the country at noon. Can you have my 20 meds ready?”
The Insurance Blame Game.
Getting blamed for any kind of insurance issue, from prior authorization to a change in coverage.
What’s bothering you? Bossy patients, abandoned prescriptions, drive-throughs? Pharmacy Times wants to know. Send your pet peeves to PetPeeves@pharmacytimes.com. We’ll add them to our ongoing published list. Share your Pet Peeves with Pharmacy Times today!