You can order your prescriptions through your pharmacy, using the Patient Access online service or emailing email@example.com, or by leaving your request slip at the surgery. We regret that we are unable to accept requests over the phone with the exception of housebound patients.
Prescriptions will be ready for collection or despatched to your chosen pharmacy from 3 pm two full working days after the request is received. Your pharmacy may require additional time to prepare your medication
For safety reasons we do not normally process prescriptions more than 2 weeks before they are due, however if you need your medication early just let us know the reason eg ‘Going on holiday’ .
Some patient are suitable for electronic repeat dispensing. you can find out more about this service here.
Our practice is collaborating with NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) who is providing NHS numbers for those patients that maybe suitable for electronic repeat dispensing prescriptions. The information is obtained from NHS prescriptions submitted to the NHSBSA. A member of our clinical team will contact these patients soon to explain the benefits of this service.