Ordering repeat prescriptions

We don’t take repeat prescription requests over the phone unless you are housebound. 


Collecting your prescription

You can usually collect your prescription from the pharmacy 3 to 5 working days after you have ordered it.


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:


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:


Medication reviews

If you have a repeat prescription, we may ask you to come in for a regular review. We will be in touch when you need to come in for a review.


Prescription charges

Find out about prescription charges on


What to do with old medicines

Take it to the pharmacy you got it from or bring it in to the surgery. Do not put it in your household bin or flush it down the toilet.


About pharmacists

As qualified healthcare professionals, they can offer advice on minor illnesses such as:


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 consultation room where you can discuss issues with pharmacy staff without being overheard.