Repeat Prescriptions

How to get a prescription

If you think you may need a prescription medicine, please make an appointment with the doctor. If you have previously been given a prescription for a straightforward condition we may be able to issue a prescription after a telephone consultation. Please ask the receptionist. Your local pharmacist should be able to give you advice for non-prescription medication for conditions such as hayfever.

How to get a repeat prescription

Please be aware that as from 1st July 2014 72 hrs notice is required for your repeat prescription request. The request can not be taken by telephone, but must  be made in writing by either dropping your request form into the surgery or posting. From 1st January 2016 we will no longer be accepting email requests for prescriptions, we would encourage patients that have previously used this to register for Patient Access to order your repeat prescripions electronically – the link to do this can be found on our home page. Telephone requests for repeat prescriptions will be taken between 11.00 and 16.00 for our elderly and housebound patients only.

 EPS – Electronic Prescribing Service

EPS means that you can nominate a pharmacy so that your prescription can be signed and sent electronically for collection at your nominated pharmacy. Please contact your preferred pharmacy where you can complete the required paperwork and they will notify us of your choice. You can order by your preferred method and still use the EPS system.

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