IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING
PREGABALIN & GABAPENTIN
THESE MEDICATIONS HAVE NOW BEEN TRANSFERED TO CONTROL DRUG STATUS. THEREFORE THEY WILL NOT BE SENT DIRECT TO THE PHARMACY.
PLEASE ARRANGE TO COLLECT THE PRESCRIPTION FROM THE SURGERY EITHER IN PERSON OR VIA YOUR PHARMACY AS THESE WILL REQUIRE SIGNATURE.
If your doctor agrees, you may obtain repeat prescriptions. Please indicate which items you require on the tear off slip and place it in the box provided. 48 hours notice is required for a repeat prescription. Some local chemists will collect prescriptions on your behalf.
You can now nominate a chemist and your prescription will go electronically, direct to them from the surgery. You will not have to come to the practice to collect it, just go straight to the nominated pharmacy. IF YOU HAVE NOMINATED A PHARMACY ALL OF YOU PRESCRIPTIONS WILL BE SENT TO THIS PHARMACY. PLEASE DO NOT ASK THAT SOME OF YOUR PRESCRIPTIONS BE SENT TO AN ALTERNATIVE PHARMACY. PLEASE CONTACT RECEPTION IF YOU NEED TO DISCUSS THIS FURTHER.
Please do not order your prescription too early as this will not be processed. We ask for 5 working days before your prescription is due. If you are going on holiday and need your prescription early please tell the receptionist. Thank you.
You can now order your repeat prescriptions on line. Please allow at least 48 hours before collection. If you wish to collect your prescription from a nominated chemist, please inform the chemist that they will have to pick your prescription up from the surgery.
Please do not send children to collect prescriptions. We cannot give prescriptions to anyone under the age of 16.
Please note that we do not accept prescription requests over the phone.
Alternative methods of ordering are :
In person at the surgery - you can place your request slip in the box for processing.
Practice website - you can use this site to order prescriptions.
EMIS Access - forms can be obtained at Reception to register to order repeat prescription. Please note this is for Repeat Prescription ordering only.
Arrangements with your local Pharmacy can be made via their Order and Collection Service.
Please enquire at reception if you need further advice on future prescription ordering.