Repeat Prescriptions

Email: correspondence.carnarvon@nhs.net

Telephone: 01702 466340

 

Carnarvon Road Surgery

Repeat Prescriptions

 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH HEALTH AUTHORITY RECOMMENDATIONS WE ASK YOU NOT TO TELEPHONE FOR REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS.

 

Those patients who take medication regularly will be given a repeat prescription printout with each prescription. When you wish to repeat a prescription tick the relevant items on the printout and return it to reception, either by hand or post. There is a box in reception that you can put your requests in.

 

If you would like us to post it back to you, please enclose a stamped addressed envelope. If for some reason you do not have the printout, write your request clearly in block capitals. Include your name, date of birth, address and telephone number and either post it, put it through our letterbox or hand it in at reception. Please destroy all old repeat forms and use only the current one.

 

Allow TWO CLEAR WORKING DAYS for your request to be processed, SEVEN if requesting by post. If you require additional items, which are not included on your printout, your prescription may be subject to delay.

Your doctor needs to review your treatment periodically and will ask you to attend the surgery when this is necessary.

 

If you want to order your medication online please go to the "Online Access" tab on the top left hand side. This will take you to the log in page. You will need to register at the surgery for a username and password before you can use this service. Please bring in photo ID or birth certificate with you at the same time so we can verify your identity.

 

To order a prescription online please click here

NHS prescription costs

 

The NHS currently offers prescription prepayment certificates (PPC's) which can help with the cost of prescriptions.

 

Current prescription charge – £8.80 per item (£17.60 per pair of elastic hosiery)

3 month PPC – £29.10; this will save you money if you need more than three prescribed items in three months

12 month PPC – £104.00; this will save you money if you need more than 12 prescribed items in a year

PPCs are available by 10 monthly direct debit instalment payments. The certificates allow anyone to obtain all the prescriptions they need for £2 a week.

 

Click to find out more about the prescription prepayment certificate.

 

If you need to access the services below, the medicines you're prescribed are free:

 

  • Medicines administered at a hospital or an NHS walk-in centre
  • Prescribed contraceptives
  • Medicines personally administered by a GP
  • Medicines supplied at a hospital or clinical commissioning group (CCG) clinic for the treatment of a sexually transmitted infection, tuberculosis, or a mental disorder for those subject to a supervised community treatment order

 

 

For more infomation on Free Prescription Entitlement and Medical Expemptions please click here

 

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