You do not need to make an appointment with a Doctor for repeat prescriptions. You can request repeat medication via post, fax, online (using patient access), email or put a written request in the surgery's repeat prescription box. All requests should be made in writing giving details of the patient’s name, address, the name of the medicine and dosage.We do not take requests over the telephone.
If you are travelling abroad and are suffering from any chronic disease and taking repeat medication you will need to make an appointment to see the Doctor or Practice Nurse before you plan to travel.
Prescriptions are ready for collection within two working days (48 hours).
If you would like your prescription posted back to you please provide a self addressed stamped envelope.
The email address for ordering repeat prescription is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Order Repeat Prescriptions Online
Patients can now request repeat medication online using our online patient access appointment booking system. For further information please refer to the 'Appointments' page. Please note you must allow two working days (48 hours) once you have requested repeat medication online.
Please speak to reception staff for further details
Medicine – Collection from the Chemist
There is a repeat prescribing arrangements with the following Pharmacy’s so you have a choice as to which pharmacy you use:
Kamal Enterprises Ltd
6 Baylis Parade,
133 Bath Road,
Chalvey High Street
Patients can leave their repeat requests with the pharmacist who will then send the request to us. We then send the prescriptions to the pharmacy who will dispense and the patients can collect the medicines from the pharmacy. However you are at a liberty to use any pharmacy of your choice.
Electronic Prescription Service (EPS)
We now offer the Electronic Prescription Service to our patients. Prescriptions are sent electronically from the GP Practice to the Pharmacy of your choice. You will need to nominate a pharmacy to where we can send your prescription. You can ask your pharmacist to add your nomination for you.
There are many benefits of using this service;
- If you collect your repeat prescriptions from your GP you will not have to visit your GP practice to pick up your paper prescription,saving time.
- You will have more choice about where to get your medicines from because they can be collected from a pharmacy near to where you live, work or shop.
- You may not have to wait as long at the pharmacy as your repeat prescriptions can be made before you arrive.
- If the prescription needs to be cancelled the GP can electronically cancel and issue a new prescription without you having to return to the practice- saving you extra trips.