Repeat Prescriptions

We are unable to take requests for repeat prescriptions by telephone or fax. Please make your request in writing and either hand in at the surgery or alternatively you can post the request enclosing a stamped addressed envelope.

The Practice also offers online repeat prescription requests via the link at the top of this page. Please speak to a receptionist to find out how to register for this service.

Please allow 48 working hours for requests handed in at the surgery to be processed, requests received by post take 5 working days.

Local pharmacies will deliver medications to housebound patients, please arrange this service directly with the pharmacy.

To avoid long waits at reception it is advised that where possible prescriptions are collected between 12:00 & 14:00and between 17:00 & 19:00.

Electronic Prescription Service

The Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) enables GPs to send prescriptions electronically to a pharmacy of your choice making the prescribing and dispensing process more efficient and convenient for you and the Practice.

If you collect your repeat prescriptions from the surgery you will not have to visit your us to pick up your paper prescription. Instead, your GP will send it electronically to the pharmacy you have nominated, near to where you live, work or shop.  You will then collect the order directly from the pharmacy.

This service is ideal for you if you have a stable condition and you don’t want to come in to the Surgery every time to collect your repeat prescription.

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.

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