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Prescriptions

If you require a prescription for medication you take regularly, you may either:

  1. Order your repeat prescription directly through this site. Click on the link above and follow the instructions. Please see how to register for our online services
  2. Leave your request in the basket at the Dispensary Window.
  3. Telephone (015395) 36366 and press '1' for the dispensary mailbox. Alternatively, leave a message on the 24-hour answer machine if calling out-of-hours.
  4. Fax it to (015395) 36766

Please allow two full working days, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.

Please note

  • Let your GP or Pharmacist know if you've stopped taking any of your medicines.
  • Check what medicines you still have at home before re-ordering.
  • Discuss your medication with your Pharmacist or GP on a regular basis.
  • Think carefully before ticking all the boxes on your repeat prescription forms and only tick those you really need.
  • If you don't need the medicine now - don't order it! If you need the medicine in the future you can request it then.
  • If you need to go into hospital, please take all your prescription medicines with you.
  • As per practice policy only 28 day supply of medication will be issued.

Only order what you need - wasted medicines waste money

Request Repeat Prescriptions Online using Patient Access:

Click below to access Patient Access (opens in a new window).

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Prescriptions Charges and Exemptions

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.

NHS charges

These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.

  • Prescription (per item): £8.80
  • 12-month prepayment certificate (PPC): £104.00
  • 3-month PPC: £29.10

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

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