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Repeat Prescriptions

Repeat prescriptions are for patients that require medication on a long-term basis.

 

A regular check up with the GP or practice nurse is required every 6 to 12 months to ensure the medication you are being prescribed is still appropriate.

 

If you miss a medication review appointment your GP may refuse to issue you with a repeat prescription until this review has taken place.

 

Some medicines such as HRT and the contraceptive pill are not available on repeat prescription and you will require a nurse or GP appointment before a repeat can be issued.

 

For safety reasons we do not allow repeat prescriptions to be arranged over the telephone.

 

To save you visiting the surgery, you can register with a chemist who will organize this on your behalf and you can collect your medicines direct from the chemist with one visit.

 

Please allow at least 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your repeat prescription to be processed and signed by your GP.

 

 

 

 

Requesting repeat prescription

1) REQUEST by either:

  • Ticking the items you need on your repeat prescription
  • Writing clearly on a piece of paper including the full name and dosage of the product and your name, date of birth, address
  • Liasing with your local chemist
  • Online using patient access

 

2) DELIVER by either:

  • Handing in to reception
  • Posting to reception (with stamped address envelope)
  • Fax with full details
  • Liasing with your pharmacist
  • Online using emis access

 

Please allow 48 hours for practice to process the prescription.

 

3) COLLECT either:

  • At reception
  • At your pharmacy
  • Via post if you have given us a stamped address envelope

 

Electronic Prescription Service

You can “nominate” a pharmacy to get your medicines or appliances. Your GP then sends your prescription electronically to the place you have nominated.