Ordering Repeat Prescriptions
The easiest ways to order repeat prescriptions are:
» using your NHS account (through the NHS website or in the NHS App)
» using the GP online system: Patient Access
If you don’t have a nominated pharmacy, you can view a prescription barcode in the NHS App and present this to a pharmacist to collect your medicine without having to collect a paper prescription. View Your Prescriptions in the NHS App
If you are registered for online services
» Request your medication online
If you are not registered for online services
» Request a repeat prescription
If you would like to register for online services
» Register for online services
The NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet. Use the NHS App to Order repeat prescriptions, see your available medicines and choose a pharmacy for your prescriptions to be sent to. Click the link for more information about the NHS App.
Queries about your Medication
If you have questions about your medicine, your local pharmacists can answer these. They can also answer questions on medicines you can buy without a prescription.
The NHS website has information on how your medicine works, how and when to take it, possible side effects and answers to your common questions.
Complete a Medication Synchronisation Request
Register for Electronic Prescribing Service
Are you eligible for Free Prescriptions
Buy an NHS Prescription Prepayment Certificate
Information on the NHS Low Income Scheme
Guidance for Over the Counter Medicines for Common Illnesses
Information for patients prescribed Bath and Shower Emollients
As qualified healthcare professionals, pharmacists can offer advice on minor illnesses such as:
» sore throats
» tummy trouble
» aches and pains
They can also advise on medicine that you can buy without a prescription.
Many pharmacies are open until late and at weekends. You do not need an appointment.
Most pharmacies have a private consultation room where you can discuss issues with pharmacy staff without being overheard.
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