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Repeat Prescriptions

blue_yellowRepeat prescriptions can be ordered as follows:

  • Online via the link at the top of this page.
  • At Reception in person
  • Request via pharmacy
  • By Letter
  • By Fax on 020 8878 9621
  • If you enclose an s.a.e. the prescription can be posted back to you.

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.

Repeat Dispensing

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.

Hospital Prescriptions

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.

Pharmacy collection

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.

  • Lloyds Pharmacy- Station Parade
  • Kew - Station Parade
  • Boots , Kew Retail Park
  • Sainsburys - Manor Road, Richmond

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 £9.00, 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 (

There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website ( or via

Electronic Prescription Service

Kew Medical Practice can send prescriptions electronically to a patient nominated pharmacy. Click to find out all about Electronic Prescribing: 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:

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