Repeat prescriptions are issued on the production of a repeat prescription printout. Telephone requests are not accepted.
Please bring your request into the surgery well before you run out of tablets. At least 48 hours' notice is required (this does not include weekends and bank holidays).
You may also post your request, enclosing a stamped, addressed envelope.
An online service for repeat prescriptions is also available either using Patient Access or the NHS App
Electronic Prescribing (EPS)
You can register with your local pharmacist for Electronic Prescribing (EPS) and your prescription can be sent directly to the pharmacy of your choice.
You can now use the NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services and your GP account on your smartphone or tablet.
You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record, access your Covid vaccination status and more.
If you already use online access you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.
Click here to get the NHS App.
It is the practice policy for patients to see the doctor or nurse after three repeat prescriptions for a review of medication.
Questions about your prescription
If you have questions about your medicine or your prescription please contact the surgery.
Your local pharmacists can also answer any questions about your prescription. They can answer questions on medicines you can buy without a prescription.
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As qualified healthcare professionals, they can offer advice on minor illnesses such as:
- 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 room where you can discuss issues with pharmacy staff.