Prescriptions

Repeat Prescriptions

Repeat prescriptions can be ordered via:

  • Online using our Request Repeat a Prescription form
  • By post by sending it to us with a stamped addressed envelope if you want us to post it back to you (please allow four working days). For our address please visit our Contact Us page
  • In person by handing in the tear off part of the previous computerised prescription into reception having clearly marked the items required.

Local Pharmacies

If you would like to be able to go straight to a local chemist to collect your medication, please specify the chemist on your repeat prescription request if handing the request in to the surgery.

The chemists that offer this facility for our area can be viewed within the Prescriptions and Medicines Centre.

Electronic Prescription Service

Please note that we offer EPS (Electronic Prescription Service) which means that you can register with any Pharmacist throughout the UK (that has also signed up for EPS). Your prescription request can then be sent electronically without you or a pharmacist having to collect a green paper prescription request.

If you request medication that is not on your repeat list, please be aware that this may not be issued without speaking to a GP first.

You can register for electronic prescribing by completing our online Electronic Prescription Service Registration form.

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

If you have been advised by the surgery that your medication review is due, please complete our Medication Review form. 

Prescription Fees

Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs).

The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successive Governments have thought it reasonable to charge for those who can afford to pay for their medicines. Prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) offer real savings for people who need extensive medication.

View the cost of prescriptions on the NHS website.

You can also find out if you are entitled to free prescriptions.