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Repeat Prescriptions

Please ensure that the repeat prescription slip is retained carefully and submitted for renewal

Alternatively write a note clearly stating your name, address and medication required.

You can also order repeat medication online via the link at the top of this page (registration required).

Additionally we offer a service where medication can is sent to you either at home or at work. If you need details of this service please ask at reception for further details.

We have a firm policy not to accept requests for repeat medication over the telephone.

If you wish your prescription to be sent to the chemist please state clearly the name of the chemist.

Electronic Prescribing Service

The Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) is an NHS service. It gives you the chance to change how your GP sends the prescription to the place you choose to get your medicines or appliances from. 

What does this mean for you?

  • If you collect your repeat prescriptions from your GP you will not have to visit your GP practice to pick up your paper prescription. Instead, your GP will send it electronically to the place you choose, saving you time.
  • You will have more choice about where to get your medicines from because they can be collected from a pharmacy near where you live, work or shop.

Is this service right for you?

  • Yes, if you have a stable condition and you:
  • Don’t want to go to your GP practice every time to collect your repeat prescription.
  • Collect your medicines from the same place most of the time or use a prescription collection service now.

It may not be right for you if:

  • Don’t get prescriptions very often.
  • Pick up your medicines from different places.

Medication Reviews

Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see a doctor, nurse practitioner or practice nurse at least once a year to review these regular medications and notification should appear on your repeat slip. Please ensure that you book an appropriate appointment to avoid unnecessary delays to further prescriptions.

Please allow two full working days for prescriptions to be processed and remember to take weekends and bank holidays into account.

 
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