Ordering a repeat prescription
If you require prescriptions for regular and continuing treatment, it is not always necessary to see the doctor each time. Repeat prescriptions are computerised and the tear-off slip at the side will indicate the date your review is due.
Give 2 full working days’ notice. Please DO NOT telephone.
Order your repeat prescription online at a time that suits you.
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Before you call us.
If you need regular medication your doctor may authorise the issue of repeat prescriptions. When you receive your prescription you will also receive a tear-off portion giving details of your repeat medication. Please allow at least two to three working days to collect your prescription from the reception desk and three working days if you would like to collect your medication from a pharmacy. Please DO NOT wait with your request until you have run out of tablets.
Ways to order your Repeat Prescription
- Online via Patient Access
- Marking the medicines on the computer summary slip, or writing a list and placing it in the 'Repeat Prescriptions' box in reception.
- Posting - send your computer summary slip back and enclose an envelope and a stamp, if you would like us to post the prescription back to you.
- By emailing to LEWCCG.email@example.com
- By fax on 020 3049 2346
In order to avoid mistakes and ensure your safety, we do not accept requests by telephone for repeat prescriptions, unless you are housebound. Please use the tear-off portion for your order.
Please note that the practice does not accept orders for repeat prescriptions over the phone.
It is sometimes worthwhile to buy a season ticket for pre-payment of prescription charges. Form FP95 is available by simply contacting the number on the back of your prescription side slip.