We are now able to offer registered patients the ability to order repeat prescriptions online. To register for use of this service please come to reception with photo ID (e.g. passport or driving licence).
Once registered, you will be able to order your repeat prescriptions via the SystemOne online link or via the App (available on all Apple and Android devices). This allows you to re-order medication without seeing a doctor every time.
The repeat prescription slip can also be handed into the surgery up to 7 days before it is due.
Alternatively you can post your repeat prescription slip to us and if you enclose a stamped addressed envelope, we will post your repeat prescription back to you. Please allow at least one week if you choose this method. If you have no slip, simply write your medication, as clearly as possible, onto a piece of paper.
- Repeat prescription requests are not taken over the telephone or via email as this can lead to mistakes.
- Pharmacies are no-longer allowed to order on behalf of patients. This restriction has been imposed by NHS.
Please allow 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems, please phone the surgery.
Electronic Prescribing Service
This practice is set up for the electronic prescription service.
This means that for most patients we can send your prescription to your chosen chemist directly saving you having to come down to the surgery.
To get your prescription sent to your chosen pharmacy you will have to ask reception to sign up.
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After a specific number of repeats you must attend a medication review with a GP or nurse to ensure all is well before further prescriptions can be issued.
This is in order to continue safe prescribing of your medication and is essential for good medical practice.
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
These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.
- Prescription (per item): £9.65
- 12-month prepayment certificate (PPC): £111.60
- 3-month PPC: £31.25
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.