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If you are on regular medication, your doctor will issue a computerised repeat prescription form.
Please use the tear-off slip attached to your prescription to re-order repeat prescriptions. These can be sent in along with a stamped addressed envelope or put in the red box in the foyer or on the wall outside.
Please tick each item clearly on the tear-off slip to indicate which repeat medication you require. Please note this service is for repeat medications only
In this difficult time please allow up to 72 hours for your repeat prescriptions to be processed by the surgery.
During the COVID19 pandemic patients will be permitted to re-order repeat prescriptions on the telephone, this is a temporary measure only.
YOU CAN ORDER YOUR REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS ONLINE, PLEASE ASK AT RECEPTION TO REGISTER YOURSELVES TO BOOK APPOINTMENTS AND ORDER REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS
It will be necessary for you to be seen at intervals to review your medication.
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.
From 1 April 2020 the charges are:
If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 14 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a PPC.
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website
The Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) is an NHS service.
Everyone will be encouraged to have a nominated pharmacy, anyone refusing to nominate a pharmacy will be asked to provide an stamped self addressed envelope for us to be able to return your prescription.
You can nominate a pharmacy from the pharmacy of your choice and this can be changed at any time. You can choose a pharmacy near your home, work or a relative/friend, making it easier for you to collect your medications.
Remember many pharmacies offer a free delivery service
Please click here for a patient information leaflet
If you require any further information, please ask a member of the reception team. Thank you