Measles: If you think you or your child has measles and are not in an urgent, life-threatening condition, please call NHS 111 or your GP for advice. Please refrain from visiting a healthcare setting unless it is necessary or advised, as measles is a highly contagious infection that can cause serious health problems for some people. A patient information leaflet is available here. Further information and guidance is available here.
The easiest way to order repeat prescriptions is by using your NHS account (through the NHS website or in the NHS app). This account shows you all your repeat medicines and dosages and you can choose the ones you need.
You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can usually collect your prescription from the pharmacy three or five working days after you have ordered it.
You will need to choose a pharmacy to collect your prescription from. We call this nominating a pharmacy.
You can change your nominated pharmacy at any time:
If you have questions about your medicine, your local pharmacists can answer them. They can also answer questions on medicines you can buy without a prescription.
The NHS website has all the information you need on your medicine. Go to Medicines A to Z (nhs.uk).
If you have a repeat prescription, we may ask you to come in for a regular review. We will be in touch when you need to come in for a review.
Find out more about prescription charges here.
Take it to the pharmacy you got it from or bring it into the practice. Do not put it in your household bin or flush it down the toilet.
As qualified healthcare professionals, pharmacists can offer advice on minor illnesses such as:
They can also advise on medicine that you can buy without a prescription. Find a pharmacy near you.
Many pharmacies are open until late and at weekends. You do not need an appointment.
A pharmacy may have a private room where you can discuss issues without being overheard.