Repeat Prescriptions

If you take medication on a long term basis you can request a repeat prescription in the follomulticolour_pillswing ways:

  • Online - follow the link at the top of this page to complete a simple registration.
  • In person - hand your repeat slip into reception with the required items clearly marked.
  • By post - send it to us with a stamped addressed envelope if you want us to post it back to you.
  • By fax - to 0161 303 7207.

Please note we do not accept requests for prescriptions over the telephone.

In some circumstances the doctor may leave you a prescription for a condition that you may have telephoned the surgery for to ask for advice.  This is at the discretion of the doctor, you may be asked to book an appointment to be seen in clinic.

Online Access

To access this service for the first time you will need to register at reception. For security reasons these details can only be given to you in person. You will be asked to provide some form of photo identity (passport or photo driving licence). Please ask a receptionist for details.

Online access (teenagers) policy: Parents or guardians of children under 11 can register on behalf of the child for online access. Access to the service will be removed when the child reaches the age of 11. Any patient can register in person to access the service on reaching the age of 16.

Electronic Prescriptions

Your prescription can be sent electronically to your nominated chemist. If you use a regular chemist, let us know so that your prescriptions can be sent directly to them.  This allows you to collect your medicines direct from your chosen pharmacy without the need to visit the surgery. Please see your pharmacist for details or ask one of our receptionists for more details

Please allow 48 hours from requesting your medication to collecting at your pharmacy.

Medication Reviews

Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see a doctor, nurse practitioner or practice nurse 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.

48_hoursPlease allow two full working days for prescriptions to be processed and remember to take weekends and bank holidays into account.

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