How Long Does a Repeat Prescription Take?

Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) Repeat Prescription Requests

If you have requested an electronic repeat prescription please allow five working days for the completion of your repeat prescription.  If there is a public holiday, make sure you request your prescription in good time.

Paper Repeat Prescription Requests

Please allow five working days for the completion of your paper repeat prescription requests. If there is a public holiday, make sure you request your prescription in good time.

Private Prescriptions

Patients requesting that private prescriptions be changed to NHS prescriptions should be aware that they will be processed in the same timeframe as NHS prescriptions.