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Repeat Prescriptions

We do not accept telephone requests for medication

Repeat medication can be requested by:

  • Ordering online (see below)
  • completing the request slip attached to your prescription
  • via your chemist
  • By Post

Online Access

To access this service for the first time you will need to obtain a registration form from reception. For security reasons these details can only be given to you in person. You will be asked to provide some form of photo identity (passport or photo driving licence). Please call into the practice and ask a receptionist for details.

Please do not request medication online for new presenting problems.  You must see or speak to your GP first.

Online access (teenagers) policy: Parents or guardians of children under 13 can register on behalf of the child for online access. Access to the service will be removed when the child reaches the age of 13. Any patient can register in person to access the service on reaching the age of 16. Please click here for our full policy.

Electronic Prescriptions

Electronic prescriptions - NHS

From January 2020 most prescriptions will be signed, sent and processed electronically.

You have 2 choices for how this works.

  • You can choose a pharmacy or dispenser to dispense all your prescriptions (click here for a list of local pharmacists).  When you get a prescription, it will be sent electronically to the dispenser you have chosen. You can collect your medicines or appliances without having to hand in a paper prescription.

  • You can decide each time you are issued a prescription where you would like it to be dispensed. When you are issued a prescription, you will be given a paper copy that you can take to any pharmacy or other dispenser in England. The paper copy will contain a unique barcode that will be scanned to download your prescription from the secure NHS database.

Paper prescriptions will continue to be available in special circumstances, but almost all prescriptions will be processed electronically.

To find out more about this service please Click here

Please allow 48 hours from requesting your medication to collecting your prescription token from the surgery.  Alternatively, if you have a nominated pharmacy, please check regarding their collection timescale.

Medication Reviews

Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see your doctor at least once a year to review these regular medications. Please ensure that you book an appropriate appointment at least once a year.

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