Prescriptions

Repeat Prescriptions

You can order your repeat prescriptions in the following ways:

Online by clicking on the link at the top of this page

Using a paper copy of your repeat medicines list; this list is printed each time you order your repeat prescription.  You should receive a copy when you collect your prescription from the practice or your medicines from the Pharmacy.  To order your medicines, tick the items you require on your repeat list and drop the list off at the practice. 

Please allow 48 hours, excluding weekends and bank holidays, for your request to be processed.  If you normally collect your prescription in the surgery, please leave the required 48 hours’ notice before coming in to pick it up.  If you normal collect at a chemist, please leave 72 hours before contacting the chemist to collect.

Special Request Prescriptions

Occasionally we are able to fulfil requests for other medicines without an appointment but this is at the doctors discretion. We require certain information in this circumstance:

  • Name
  • Dose
  • Quantity of medication
  • When you last had it
  • What it is for

Without such information you will require to make an appointment. Please do not request the following medication as they will require an appointment:

  • Antibiotics
  • Contraceptive pill - It is important to check your blood pressure every six months. Emergency one month supplies can be given if necessary.
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Antidepressants (unless previously authorised by the doctor)

Please do not call the surgery to check if your prescription is ready as we are no longer able to check if a prescription has been processed.