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Repeat Prescriptions

Please allow 48 hours for repeat prescriptions to be ready.

We do not accept requests for repeat prescriptions over the telephone.

You can hand in your request to one of our receptionists or place in in the postbox inside the waiting area.

If you think you may need a prescription medicine for a new problem, please make an appointment with the doctor.

If you think you may need an emergency prescription or 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. Please ask the receptionist.

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

How to get a repeat prescription

We have a computerised repeat prescription service.

Repeat prescriptions are normally for patients with long-term conditions who receive regular treatment.

Your doctor will decide who can have a repeat prescription.

From time to time we will ask you to see your doctor to review your medication. We do this to monitor your illness and medication.

You can order by calling into the surgery when the reception is open or by post

Wherever possible please give the exact drug names when ordering.

Please allow at least 48hours before collection. We cannot take telephone requests for repeat prescriptions because of the possibility of error.