Prescriptions

Repeat Prescriptions

If the doctor has agreed that you need medication on a long-term basis, you can ask for a repeat prescription by ringing our dedicated prescriptions telephone line on 0115 883 8666between 13:00 and 16:00 pm or option 1 on 0115 883 8660 between 13:00 and 16:00pm

If you have been issued with a repeat prescription, you will find the drugs authorised for repeat listed on the tear off slip attached to the prescription.

Alternatively you can order online via the link at the top of this page (if you have not yet signed up for online services, please complete a form -.

We require 48 hours notice for repeat prescriptions. For example prescriptions ordered on a Monday before 16:00 will be available by 16:00 on the Wednesday.

Remember

  • Keep the medicine chest in a secure, locked place out of reach of small children.
  • Always read the instructions and use the suggested dose.
  • Watch expiry dates – do not keep or use medicines past their sell-by date.
  • Take all unwanted and out-of-date medicines back to the pharmacy.

Medication Reviews

Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see a doctor, nurse practitioner/practice nurse or the practice pharmacist at least once a year to review these regular medications and notification should appear on your repeat slip.

Please ensure that you book an appropriate appointment to avoid unnecessary delays to further prescriptions.