Repeat Prescriptions

The easiest ways to order Repeat Medication only is via: 

  • Your NHS account (through the NHS website or in the NHS App) – Patient Online Access.   

These accounts show you all your repeat medication including your dosage as advised by your DR Please select the medications that you require. Please note all Acute medication will not show on the app’s but you can always request Acute medication by completing the comments box. Dr will review and action this request is appropriate to do so.

Other ways of ordering your medication

  • fill out a repeat prescriptions request form.  
  • bring the paper form to the surgery, Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 6.30pm 

Important: advisory notice

We are unable to  take repeat prescription requests over the phone or by email. Doing this might cause your order to be delayed.

Collecting your prescription

You can usually collect your prescription from the pharmacy 3 working days after you have ordered it. Speak to your pharmacist regarding this. 

You will need to choose a pharmacy to collect your prescription from. We call this a nominated pharmacy.  

You can change your nominated pharmacy at any time:  

  • on the app or website where you order repeat prescriptions 
  • at your GP surgery 
  • at any pharmacy that accepts repeat prescriptions 

Questions about your prescription

If you have questions about your medicine, your local pharmacists can answer these. They can also answer questions on medicines you can buy without a prescription. 

The NHS website has information on how your medicine works, how and when to take it, possible side effects and answers to your common questions.  

If you would like to speak to someone at the GP surgery about your prescription:  

  • You can book a telephone consultation with the pharmacist at the surgery or a clinician by ringing 0151 317 8540. (A telephone consultation will be offered).  

Medication reviews

If you have a repeat prescription, we may ask you to come in for a regular review to monitor your bloods etc. We will be in touch when you need to come in for a review. 

What to do with old medicines

Take it to the pharmacy and they will dispose of it safely for you.  

Please do not bring it to your GP Practice.  

Please do not put it in your household bin or flush it down the toilet 

About pharmacists

As qualified healthcare professionals, pharmacists can offer advice on minor illnesses such as: 

  • coughs 
  • colds 
  • sore throats 
  • tummy trouble 
  • aches and pains 

They can also advise on medicine that you can buy without a prescription. 

Many pharmacies are open until late and at weekends. You do not need an appointment. 

Most pharmacies have a private consultation room where you can discuss issues with pharmacy staff without being overheard.