Repeat prescriptions can be ordered as follows:
Please allow 48 hours (2 working days) to process your prescription.
Please note, in the interest of safety and confidentiality, we can not accept telephone requests for prescriptions.
You can arrange to collect your prescriptions from a pharmacy of your choice. For this service you will be issued with a batch of prescriptions (usually for 3 - 6 month period), providing you are on stable medication which you take to your pharmacist.
NHS prescriptions issued by hospitals are only valid in hospital pharmacies.
Request for private prescriptions or for NHS hospital prescriptions to be issued from the practice needs to be individually assessed by a practice doctor. This may result in issuing of an alternative medication.
Sometimes we may have to decline requests for issuing such prescriptions.
For more information on free or reduced prescription charges visit the patient uk website.
Local pharmacies collect prescriptions from us daily. If you would like to collect your prescription directly from the pharmacy, please let us know and state from which pharmacy you would like to collect.
The following pharmacies offer a prescription collection service.
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 £8.40, whereas a three month PPC will cost you £29.10 and a 12 month PPC £104.00.
· Telephone advice and order line 0845 850 0030
· General Public - Buy or Renew a PPC On-line (https://apps.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/ppcwebsales/)
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website (http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/Healthcosts/Pages/Prescriptioncosts.aspx) or viahttp://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/Healthcosts/Pages/Prescriptioncosts.aspx(http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/Healthcosts/Pages/Prescriptioncosts.aspx)
Kew Medical Practice can send prescriptions electronically to a patient nominated pharmacy. Click to find out all about Electronic Prescribing: http://www.connectingforhealth.nhs.uk/systemsandservices/eps Also you can click here to find out information on this new service available to you:
You can nominate a pharmacy by completing this form and taking it to the pharmacy of your choice. Please note that the practice will not accept nomination forms - these MUST be taken to the pharmacy. click here to access a Nomination Form:
Prescription prepayment certificates (PPC) are available in England and can save you money.
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.
Find out more about the prescription prepayment certificate.
If you need to access the services below, the medicines you're prescribed are free:
To read more visit NHS Choices
Please allow 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.
The Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) is an NHS service. It gives you the chance to change how your GP sends your prescription to the place you choose to get your medicines or appliances from.
Yes, if you have a stable condition and you:
It may not be if you:
You need to choose a place for your GP practice to electronically send your prescription to. This is called nomination. You can choose:
Ask any pharmacy or dispensing appliance contractor that offers EPS or your GP practice to add your nomination for you. You don’t need a computer to do this.
Yes you can. If you don’t want your prescription to be sent electronically tell your GP. If you want to change or cancel your nomination speak to any pharmacist or dispensing appliance contractor that offers EPS, or your GP practice. Tell them before your next prescription is due or your prescription may be sent to the wrong place.
Yes. Your electronic prescription will be seen by the same people in GP practices, pharmacies and NHS prescription payment and fraud agencies that see your paper prescription now. Sometimes dispensers may see that you have nominated another dispenser. For example, if you forget who you have nominated and ask them to check or, if you have nominated more than one dispenser.
For more information about EPS visit www.cfh.nhs.uk/eps, your pharmacy or GP practice.
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