Repeat Prescriptions

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Repeat Prescriptions

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You may request repeat prescriptions until your doctor requires a review. Ordering prescriptions online is easy, register today on NHS App, alternatively you can post your request through the surgeries secure letter box or call your nominated pharmacy and order via  telephone. All repeat prescriptions are now electronic and sent to your nominated pharmacy for your collection or delivery.

*Please do NOT book GP telephone appointments for requesting repeat prescriptions.

Regular repeat prescriptions are reviewed by our clinical pharmacist. In preparation for the review you may be asked to have an investigation such as a blood test, to ensure the medications are safe for you. At the review, we will discuss your medication in the context of your treatment, how you feel about your medicines, your compliance and any concerns you may have. We also help align the medication on the repeat prescription and reconcile them with instructions from other clinics you may be attending.

Our clinical pharmacist can also help with any prescription queries such as ‘I’ve been discharged from hospital with a new medicine but it is not on my repeat prescription’ or ‘I am out of line with my medicines, I need them re-aligning’.  Please do not hesitate to contact our clinical pharmacist or our prescription clerk for assistance.

We are also working closely with our local chemists in respect to medicine shortages. So, whenever there is a supply concern, we aim to find a safe and suitable alternative for you in a proactive manner.

If you are on regular repeat prescriptions and have been so for many years – we can consider the electronic repeat dispensing service for you. This is where we work closely with your local chemist to ensure timely prescriptions are issued and managed by the chemist. It is a new and efficient way of getting your medicines. Please speak to our prescription clerk for further information.

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