Repeat Prescriptions

Repeat prescriptions can be obtained only if the doctor has given you a repeat prescription slip. Hand your slip to reception or put it in the repeat prescription box.

Please allow 48 hours (2 working days) notice before collecting your prescription. If you request a prescription by post please allow one week.

Repeat requests are not accepted over the telephone unless the patient is housebound.

You can also order your repeat medications online via the link at the top of this page. You will be required to provide documenting evidence by means of photo ID and proof of address.  Please speak to a member of staff for further information.

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Prescription Fees

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

NHS Charges

These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.

  • 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.

  • Telephone advice and order line 0845 850 0030
  • General Public - Buy or Renew a PPC On-line

There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website.