To request a prescription, please use the appropriate Prescription Request Form which is available at the reception desk or attached to your prescription. The form should be handed in at the reception desk or sent in by post, alternatively you can submit a request via email to firstname.lastname@example.org - please ensure you include your FULL NAME and DOB.
Prescription request need to state specific items we cannot accept requests that read "pain killers".
Online Prescription Request
You can also request for your repeat prescription on-line via the link at the top of this page – in order to be able to do this you will need to come into the Practice and pick up a form – please note you will be required to bring in photographic ID with your completed form in order to obtain on-line access. We are only able to assign ONE account per email. More information can be found here https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/prescriptions-and-pharmacies/electronic-prescriptions/
The reception staff cannot take requests for prescriptions over the phone or even verbally in person. This is to avoid mistakes and to increase patient safety.
Electronic Prescribing Service
This practice is set up for the electronic prescription service.
This means that for most patients we can send your prescription to your chosen chemist directly saving you having to come down to the surgery.
To get your prescription sent to your chosen pharmacy you will have to ask reception to sign up.
For more information about electronic prescribing services.
It is our policy to regularly review your medications; this is to ensure that you still require the same dosage and that you do not have any side-effects or complications.
It is also sometimes necessary to perform blood tests to ensure that all is well with your medicines and health.
Having requested your medications, we kindly ask that you please allow THREE full working days after you have handed your prescription in, this does not include weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed.
Any URGENT prescriptions cannot be guaranteed the same day, we ask that you request your medication a minimum of 7 days before your current prescription runs out.
Processing Times for prescriptions as follows:
- Monday – Thursday for collection
- Tuesday – Friday for collection
- Wednesday – Monday the following week for collection
- Thursday – Tuesday the following week for collection
- Friday – Wednesday the Following week for Collection
All prescriptions will be sent electronically to your nominate pharmacy. Please check with your pharmacy FIRST to see if they have your prescription before calling the Practice.