Prescription and medication queries
If you have a query regarding a current medication, please contact the practice on 01325 460731.
Order a prescription
You can order your repeat prescriptions online by using one of the following services -
If you are not signed up for the above services you can create an NHS App account without contacting the practice by clicking here.
Please allow at least 2 working days for your prescription to be prepared.
NHS Presciption charges
These charges apply in England only.
- Prescription (per item): £9.65
- 12-month prepayment certificate (PPC): £111.60
- 3-month PPC: £31.25
If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months or more than 14 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a PPC.
- Buy or Renew a PPC On-line
- Telephone order line 0300 330 1341
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website.
Help with prescription costs
Help with NHS costs
In England, around 90% of prescription items are dispensed free. This includes exemptions from charging for those on low incomes, such as:
- those on specific benefits or through the NHS Low Income Scheme
- those who are age exempt
- those with certain medical conditions
- More information is available at NHS Choices
Electronic Prescription Service (EPS)
You will now have your prescription sent electronically to your chosen chemist directly, saving you having to come down to the surgery.
To get your prescription sent to your chosen pharmacy you can ask reception to sign up.
For more information please click here.
Repeat Dispensing Service
If you or someone you care for uses the same medicines regularly, you may be able to benefit from using the NHS Electronic Repeat Dispensing Service.
By using electronic repeat dispensing this will allow your doctor to send a series of repeat prescriptions to your Pharmacy in one go, so there’s no need for you to order them each time.
Are you interested? If so then please ask at reception or speak to your usual pharmacy for more information