Repeat Prescriptions

Prescription Medicines

If you think you may need a prescription medicine, please make an appointment with the doctor. Our practice nurse practitioner can also issue prescriptions for common ailments. If you have previously been given a prescription for a straightforward condition, such as hay fever, we may be able to issue a prescription after a telephone consultation with a GP. Please ask the receptionist.

Your local pharmacist should be able to give you advice for non-prescription medication.

If you are taking regular medication, repeat prescriptions can be requested in the following ways:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Only Order What You Need – Wasted or unused medicine is a serious and growing problem within the NHS that you can help tackle.

For safety reasons we do not take repeat prescription requests by telephone.

Prescriptions ordered before 12noon will be ready for collection the following day. Prescriptions ordered after 12noon will be processed the following day so will be ready for collection in 48 hours.

  • By Bringing, Posting or Faxing your repeat prescription slip into the surgery.
  • Using the Online repeat prescription service – (see the image below). To register for the online service please speak to one of the Receptionists who will provide you with a registration form.
  • By Repeat Dispensing (this is a system whereby a batch of 6months worth of prescriptions is sent to your chosen pharmacy. This system is suitable for those who are stable on repeat medication –please discuss with your GP

If you would like your medication delivered to your home, please state this together with the name of the chemist when ordering your repeat prescription and we will be happy to organise this. Please note the Pharmacy will collect your prescription from us as per the timescales above but if you have requested delivery you should generally allow an additional 1-2 days for the Pharmacy to dispense and deliver your medication..

The following are not usually given on repeat prescription:>>>>

  • antibiotics
  • oral contraceptives
  • tranquillisers

If you are registered for our Online Service, simply click on the image below. You will be redirected to the SystmOnline logon page.