What is a Repeat Prescription?

If you need regular medication your GP is likely to authorise this on your records as a repeat prescription.  This allows you to request further medication on a regular basis without having to see your GP each time.

When you need more medication you should make a repeat prescription request.  We will then produce a new prescription for you which your GP will sign.  It takes a little time for us to do this so please make your request before your medication runs out.

If you are taking Warfarin and wish for a repeat prescription, please view this information.

When it is ready, you can collect your repeat prescription from the surgery – just ask at the reception desk.  Alternatively, you can now have your prescription delivered electronically to any EPS pharmacy of your choice (including any of our local pharmacies).  They will then prepare your medication for you to collect.  See our Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) page for more information.

Some local pharmacies also offer a delivery service for elderly or housebound patients.  Please contact them to find out more.

After some time, your GP will want to see you again to review your medication. You will be informed about this by a note attached to your repeat prescription. You will need to book an appointment with your GP to review your medication before making any further repeat prescription requests.

How to request a repeat prescription