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.
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
For more information about EPS visit www.cfh.nhs.uk/eps, your pharmacy or GP practice.