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Please check the messages on your request slip, as the item cannot be issued if you need to see your doctor first. Just tick the appropriate medication on your computer slip, hand it in, post it with a stamped addressed envelope, request online(registration required) to the practice.
Allow 48 Hours: Please order your prescription 48hrs in advance.
Please include all the information that is on the slip so that the item can be safely selected. The drug, the strength and the quantity required are particularly important as errors can occur.
If you follow these instructions, your prescription should be ready for collection within the 48 hour period.
The local pharmacies may provide a free delivery service to those who need it – please ask at the pharmacies.
Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs). The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successive Governments have thought it reasonable to charge for those who can afford to pay for their medicines. Prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) offer real savings for people who need extensive medication.
Prescription costs as of April 1 2016
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. The charge for a single prescription item is £9.15, whereas a three month PPC will cost you £29.65 and a 12 month PPC £105.90.
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website
Please allow 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.