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Repeat Prescriptions

Please allow 3 working days. We do not do 'same day' prescriptions.

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You can order your repeat prescription as follows:

EPS Electronic Prescribing Service

This is a free NHS Service available to all non dispensing patients.  Patients can choose to have their repeat prescriptions sent to a pharmacy of their choice which may be more convenient for you.  Patients wishing to sign up for this new service should visit their preferred pharmacy and complete their simple registration form, your record will be updated and the pharmacy will contact the Surgery via a secure link requesting us to prepare your prescription, once signed the prescription will be returned to your pharmacy of choice electronically for collection in the normal way.

Online

You can now order your repeat prescription online at your convenience.  EMIS Access is a safe and secure way to order your prescription whereby the request is directly submitted onto our system.  In order to do this you will need to:

  1. Need to register for Access to Medical Records application click here, please complete the form as appropriate and return to our reception staff with the appropriate information requested on the form.  Once registered you will get your unique pin number.
  2. Log on at patient.emisaccess.co.ukand follow the online instructions. (Opens in new window)

                                              Patients must be aged 16 and over to use this service

Prescription Box

There is a box outside the dispensary window specifically for repeat prescription requests.  All you need to do is write down your name, date of birth, current address and the medication you require and put it in the box.  Your request will be dealt with as normal.

Post

You may also put a request in writing and send it to us by post.

A telephone service is no longer available; any queries please contact your chemist of choice or visit the surgery to discuss with our dispensary team. 

The Dispensary operating hours are as follows: 

Mon - Fri  8am - 6.30pm

Please allow 3 full working days for the practice to process your repeat prescriptions; this is for all patients including those that are dispensing.

Prescription Charges for Dressings

Under the NHS, dressings supplied at the surgery that are used to treat wounds, do incur a prescription charge unless you have any exemption as displayed on the back of a regular prescription Part 1.  

Depending on how many visits you need to attend and the variety of dressings used, there may be more than one prescription charge.  You will be informed of an estimated cost during the consultations.  If not exempt, you will be asked to pay for the prescription for the dressings.

In some circumstances we may suggest a pre-payment card, which is a one off payment to cover all prescription charges over a 3 month period.

Medication Reviews

Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see a doctor, nurse practitioner or practice nurse at least once a year to review these regular medications and notification should appear on your repeat slip.

Please ensure that you book an appropriate appointment to avoid unnecessary delays to further prescriptions.

 
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