These need to be requested in writing, either using your prescription counterfoil (with the items needed to be ticked/highlighted), or writing the medication required in a letter with your name and address clearly stated. If you require the prescription posted back to you please attach an SAE. Please nominate a pharmacy so that your prescription can be sent electronically to them (you can then go directly to the pharmacy to collect your medication). We can also accept requests via online Pharmacies e.g. Lloyds Direct, Pharmacy 2U
You can also register for our online prescription service via Patient Access. Please ask at reception for further details and/or to request your online login details.
Non-urgent advice: Notice
Please note that requests for Repeat Medication must be in writing, we cannot accept these over the telephone. Please allow 48 hours for repeat prescriptions.
To find a pharmacy near you click here.
Please note you will have to pay for your prescription unless you meet the following criteria:
- Are 60 or over;
- Are under 16;
- Are 16-18 and in full-time education;
- Are pregnant or have had a baby in the previous 12 months and have a valid maternity exemption certificate (issued by midwife or GP);
- Have a specified medical condition and have a valid medical exemption certificate (issued by GP).
For a full list of conditions/criteria to get an exemption certificate and how to get help towards the cost of your prescription please click the following link.
Did you know, If you pay for your prescriptions and are prescribed more than 3 items in 3 months or 11 items in a year you can save money by purchasing a Prescription Prepayment Certificate (PPC)? For further information and to buy online click here.