Repeat Prescriptions

We run a computerised system to issue repeat prescriptions which have already been agreed with your doctor.

Other Ways to Order Your Prescriptions

  1. Email:
    We have a dedicated email address for prescriptions, and they can be ordered via [email protected]. On your request state which chemist, you would like us to send your prescription to.
  2. In Person:
    Please put your repeat prescription slip in the box in reception.
  3. By Post:
    Post the computerised repeat prescription slip indicating the medication you require to the surgery, enclosing a stamped self-addressed envelope. If posting, please remember to give at least one weeks’ notice for a first-class stamp and longer if using second class.
  4. Chemist:
    Some of the local chemists also offer a collection service for the surgery.

When will my Prescription be ready?

Prescriptions will be ready for collection in three working days if you will be picking the prescription up from the Surgery.

Request ReceivedScript Ready By
Monday (Before 9.30am)Thursday
Tuesday (Before 9.30am)Friday
Wednesday (Before 9.30am)Monday
Thursday (Before 9.30am)Tuesday
Friday (Before 9.30am)Wednesday
Saturday and SundayThursday

This applies to all prescription requests including the following:Hospital Prescriptions: These can be dispensed at the hospital if you need them the same day.Private Consultant: These can be dispensed privately by the local pharmacy.Please note that prescriptions posted after 9.30am will not be processed until the following day. 

Collection Points

Patients can either collect their prescription from the surgery or a chemist of their choice.

In order for prescriptions to be collected from a chemist, patients need to register at their chemist of choice for the ‘Prescription Collection Service’. Once the Chemist has agreed to collection on your behalf, Patients then need to instruct the Practice which must be in writing, forms are available from most chemists.

Electronic Prescriptions Service

The Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) is an NHS service. It gives you the chance to change how your GP sends your prescription to the place you choose to get your medicines or appliances from.

Electronic Prescriptions Service (EPS) leaflet.