This is for your safety to ensure the medication is clinically appropriate for your needs.
You will need to be seen by a GP and any repeat prescriptions may well be withheld until that medication review has taken place.
Alternatively, you may be issued with a short term temporary prescription to cover your short term needs prior to the medication review taking place.
If you get regular or repeat prescriptions, you could save time by switching to electronic Repeat Dispensing (eRD). eRD sends your prescriptions electronically from your GP surgery to a pharmacy of your choice. It’s easy to use and you don’t need a computer or electronic device. Ask your GP or pharmacist to set it up for you.
For more information about eRD and how it works, ask at your GP surgery or pharmacy, or visit the NHS website.
You can use our new, smartphone app called ‘MyGP’ to order your repeat prescriptions.
Please follow the links below to download the app today;
Use the Prescriptions Medicine Order Line.
Simply call 0115 855 0260 between 8.00am – 4.00pm to order your repeat prescription.
You will be speaking to a trained professional who can ensure your prescription will be sent electronically to a nominated pharmacy of your choice or your GP practice if preferred.
Please allow at least 3 working days to collect your prescription after you have placed the request – the timetable below shows when your prescription will be ready:
|Requested Before 12 noon on||Prescription will be ready After 4pm on|