Repeat prescriptions

In the interest of safety and accuracy, prescription requests are not taken over the telephone.

If you are able to, please use the NHS App to manage your repeat prescriptions.

If you cannot order your repeat prescription any other way, then you may drop off your request using the outer letterbox at the St Francis or Park surgery buildings. Please do not try to enter the building when dropping off repeat prescription requests.

Please ensure you have nominated a local pharmacy for us to send the prescriptions to electronically - you can do this using the NHS app or by speaking to your pharmacist or GP surgery directly.

Please do not order medication earlier than you need, there is no current shortage but stockpiling of medication may lead to supply issues and potential waste.

For the moment you can still e-mail the practice to request repeat prescriptions at, but we would ask only use this if you are unable to use the other electronic means.

At present we need seven working days’ notice for the production of a repeat prescription.


Pharmacy Delivery Services

You may like to take advantage of the collection and delivery services provided by the pharmacy of your choice. Please contact your pharmacy to discuss the details of this service.


Medication Reviews

Patients on repeat medication will be asked to discuss and review their medications with their GP or practice nurse on an annual basis, a notification will appear on your repeat slip to alert you when this is due. Please ensure that you book an appropriate appointment (telephone or face to face) to avoid unnecessary delays to further prescriptions.


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