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Repeat Prescriptions

multicolour_pillsIf a repeat prescription has been authorised by your doctor you may order it by

  • Telephoning the surgery on 01287 640385 and choosing option 1
  • Posting your request in the foyer in the red box
  • Calling into the Surgery and filling out a request form
  • Using the online prescription service system via the link at the top of this page

The prescription line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

The prescription clerk will listen to the prescription requests each weekday. Please note, when leaving a message please list all the medication you require and please give 48 hours notice so that we have enough time to process the request. 

Please see below the following criteria for prescription ordering

ReceivedReady for CollectionAim
Before 12:00By 12:00 

(48 hours later)

Within a maximum of 48 hours excluding weekends and bank holidays

Prescription order form download:

Prescription request form

Electronic repeat dispensing

Repeat dispensing as a way that we can prescribe medication for our patients who wish to not order medication as often. We change the medication so that we do an electronic batch for example, 6 months of medication that we send to the chemist. Then you are able to pick the medication up each month, until you are on your last monthly batch; of which case you will just need to simply ring us and order another 6 months worth. 

This is beneficial towards everyone. We save the usage of paper and the patient does not need to order their medication as often.

If you're a patient who feels they might be eligible then please contact the surgery to speak to a member of the prescribing team.

Prescription Recommendations from Hospital

Any medication required for the period immediately following hospital discharge will be prescribed by your consultant. Additionally, your consultant may make recommendations for future medication. In such circumstances please hand in the recommendation at reception and we will aim to provide your prescription within five working days. 

 
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