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Repeat Prescriptions

prescriptionspurpleIf you are on longer term or repeat medication and your regular prescription is due, please tick the items you require on the tear off slip on the right-hand side of your previous prescription and put it into the box provided on the reception desk.

Alternatively you can may post it to us, fax it to us on (01254) 226689 or click on the link on the above for the repeat prescription form.

Please note that only prescription requests can be dealt with by fax or e-mail.

If you have mislaid your reordering slip, a new one can easily be left for you to pick up by reception. Our reception staff will be pleased to help you with any enquiries you may have about obtaining prescriptions.

We encourage our patients to request repeat prescriptions in the above way rather than over the telephone wherever possible to help keep the phone lines clear for patients trying to get through with more urgent problems.

Please allow 48 hours for collection.

Prescription Fees

Please contact your preferred pharmacy to sign up to EPS.NHS charges

From 1 April 2013, the charges are:

· Prescription (per item): £7.85

· 12-month Prescription Prepayment Certificate (PPC): £104.00

· 3-month PPC: £29.10

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 £7.85, 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

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

 
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