Please allow 48 hours from request for the signed prescriptions to be collected. If you need a further supply of your medicines please mark (tick) clearly on the right side of the counter foil (White part) of the prescription slip with the items you need and leave in the REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS BOX located in reception.
Ordering repeat prescriptions
You can order repeat prescriptions online:
These accounts show you all your repeat medicine and dosage and you can choose the ones you need.
You can also:
When the surgery is closed you can leave your request by posting through the surgery post box / or if you wish to have the prescription posted back to your home address, please provide a stamped addressed envelope.
We no longer accept repeat prescription requests over the phone or email.
Please note: Repeats are not issued beyond your review date (on the counterfoil). We will ask to review your repeat medication at least once a year
Please do not request items that are not on your repeat prescription list as these will usually not be given. Any such requests should be discussed with the duty doctor by booking a telephone consultation.
Nominating a pharmacy (electronic prescribing)
You will need to choose a pharmacy to collect your prescription from. We call this nominating a pharmacy.
You can change your nominated pharmacy at any time:
- Online, on the app or website where you order repeat prescriptions
- At your GP practice
- At any pharmacy that accepts repeat prescriptions
For further information about electronic prescribing, please click here.
Local Pharmacy Times during bank holidays
Click here for information on the local pharmacies open over bank holidays
If you have a repeat prescription, we may ask you to come in for a regular review. Please book a routine appointment for your review.
To book a routine appointment:
- Phone the surgery
- Visit the surgery and speak with a receptionist
Questions about your prescription
If you have questions about your medicine, your local pharmacists can answer these. They can also answer questions on medicines you can buy without a prescription.
If you would like to speak to someone at the GP surgery about your prescription:
Click here for the NHS Medicines A to Z
Find out more about prescription charges on nhs.uk.
As qualified healthcare professionals, they can offer advice on minor illnesses such as:
- Sore throats
- Tummy trouble
- Aches and pains
They can also advise on medicine that you can buy without a prescription.
Find a pharmacy
Many pharmacies are open until late and at weekends. You do not need an appointment.
Most pharmacies have a private room. This means you can discuss issues with pharmacy staff without being overheard.
What to do with old medicines
Take it to a local pharmacy. Do not put it in your household bin or flush it down the toilet.
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