Prescriptions

Ordering Repeat Prescriptions

You can order your repeat prescriptions by:

  • Using the NHS App - link to NHS App
  • Using our GP online system: Inser EMIS Access Link here***Log in to Patient Access
  • Fill out a repeat prescriptions request form
  • Bring the paper form to the surgery, Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 6.30pm

We do not take repeat prescription requests over the phone or email ***

If you still decide to collect your prescriptions please can we request you to collect from the reception only between the hours of  5.30pm to 6.30pm

Please allow 48 working hours for prescriptions to be processed and ready for collection.

Collecting your Prescriptions

You can usually collect your prescription from the pharmacy 3 to 5 working days after you have ordered it.

You will need to choose a pharmacy to collect your prescription from. We call this nominating a pharmacy.

You can change your nominated pharmacy at any time:

  • By using the NHS app
  • At your GP practice
  • At any pharmacy that accepts repeat prescriptions

Medication Reviews

Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see either a doctor, nurse practitioner or Practice Nurse at least once a year to review these regular medications.

What to do with old medicines

Take it to the pharmacy you got it from or bring it in to the surgery.

Do not put it in your household bin or flush it down the toilet.

Prescription Charges

Find out more about prescription charges on nhs.uk.

Questions about your Prescriptions

If you have questions about your medicine, your local pharmacists can answer these. They can also answer questions on medicines you can buy without a prescription.

The NHS website has information on how your medicine works, how and when to take it, possible side effects and answers to your common questions.

Go to Medicines A to Z (nhs.uk)

If you would like to speak to someone at the GP surgery about your prescription:

  • Send us a non-urgent query via Patchs *****
  • Phone our pharmacist after 10am on *****

About pharmacists

As qualified healthcare professionals, pharmacists can offer advice on minor illnesses such as:

  • Coughs
  • Colds
  • Sore throats
  • Tummy trouble
  • Aches and pains

They can also advise on medicine that you can buy without a prescription.

Find a pharmacy

Many pharmacies are open until late and at weekends. You do not need an appointment.

Most pharmacies have a private consultation room where you can discuss issues with pharmacy staff without being overheard.