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Options available, repeat prescriptions and medication queries
When visiting your surgery you may be given a prescription for medication, by a healthcare professional, as part of your treatment. Prescriptions are dispensed by a pharmacist, who can answer your questions on prescription and over-the-counter medicines. We provide the following services:
Patients requiring repeat medication will be given a repeat order form which will enable them to re-order their prescriptions. Repeat prescriptions can be issued in 2 different ways:
In both cases, you can:
As part of the repeat prescription service, the pharmacist will ask if you’re having any problems or side effects with your medicines and, where appropriate, they can discuss this with you and your GP.
You do not need an appointment. Most pharmacies have a private consultation room where you can discuss issues with pharmacy staff without being overheard.
Next review due: November 30, 2023