Prescriptions

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Repeat Prescriptions

All prescription requests must be made in writing.

You can order prescription online via the link at the top of this page.

Alternatively to order a repeat prescription, please visit the practice and post your repeat medication slip in the prescription request box in reception.

Please tick the item/s you require on the right hand side of your repeat medication slip. If you cannot find this slip, the right-hand side of your prescription can be reprinted by a member of our Reception team.

We do not take prescription requests over the phone

We request 2 working days to process repeat prescription requests. Your nominated pharmacy will then need adequate time to dispense your medication therefore we recommend that you allow 5-7 days from putting in your request to collecting your dispensed medication from your pharmacy. Requests for medication which are not on repeat may take longer than 2 working days to process as these have to be passed to the GP to action.

 

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Prescription Fees

Help with NHS costs

In England, around 90% of prescription items are dispensed free. This includes exemptions from charging for those on low incomes, such as:

  • those on specific benefits or through the NHS Low Income Scheme
  • those who are age exempt
  • those with certain medical conditions
  • More information is available at NHS Choices

NHS Charges

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

  • Prescription (per item): £9.35
  • 12-month prepayment certificate (PPC): £108.10
  • 3-month PPC: £30.25

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.

  • Telephone advice and order line 0845 850 0030
  • General Public - Buy or Renew a PPC On-line

There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website.