Ordering repeat prescriptions
You can order repeat prescriptions online:
These accounts show you all your repeat medicine and dosage and you can choose the ones you need.
You can also:
We do not accept repeat prescription requests over the phone or email.
You should only request your medication 7 days before it is due. Unless there is specific circumstances.
Nominating a pharmacy
You will need to choose a pharmacy to collect your prescription from. We call this nominating a pharmacy.
You can change your nominated pharmacy at any time:
- Online, on the app or website where you order repeat prescriptions
- At any pharmacy that accepts repeat prescriptions
Click here to find a pharmacy local to you.
If you have a repeat prescription, we may ask you to come in for a regular review. Please book a routine appointment for your review.
To book a routine appointment:
- Phone us Monday to Friday, from 10am to 6.30pm
- Visit the surgery and speak with a receptionist, Monday to Friday from 10am
Collecting your prescription
The GP practice needs two working days (48 hours) to process a prescription request. The pharmacy then needs time put the prescription together. You can usually collect your prescription from the pharmacy 3 to 5 working days after you have ordered it.
Please speak to your nominated pharmacy if wish to confirm definite timescales.
Questions about your prescription
If you have questions about your medicine, your local pharmacists can answer these. They can also answer questions on medicines you can buy without a prescription.
If you would like to speak to someone at the GP surgery about your prescription:
- Phone us after 10am and a member of our prescription team will be happy to help
Click here for the NHS Medicines A to Z
Find out more about prescription charges here.
As qualified healthcare professionals, they can offer advice on minor illnesses such as:
- aches and pains
- sore throat
- skin rashes
- red eye
They can also advise on medicine that you can buy without a prescription.
Find a pharmacy
Many pharmacies are open until late and at weekends. You do not need an appointment.
Most pharmacies have a private room. This means you can discuss issues with pharmacy staff without being overheard.
More information on how your pharmacy can help you can by found here.
What to do with old medicines
Take it to the pharmacy you got it from. Please do not bring these to the surgery and do not put it in your household bin or flush it down the toilet.