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Repeat Prescriptions


Blue Inhalers for Asthmatics

It is our practice policy to supply one blue inhaler per issue for our asthmatic population. The National Review of Asthma Deaths report (NRAD, 2014) links over-reliance on blue inhalers ... [continue] Blue Inhalers for Asthmatics

Dosette Boxes

Should you feel you, or a family member are struggling to take your medication as prescribed you can ask for a medication review to consider adjustments to your treatment regime. ... [continue] Dosette Boxes

Electronic Repeat Dispensing (eRD)

For patients taking regular, daily medicines, the government have advised we utilise electronic Repeat Dispensing (eRD) in the first instance. This batch system allows up to six months’ worth of ... [continue] Electronic Repeat Dispensing (eRD)

How to Order Repeat Prescriptions

Please note that we do not take medication requests via Patient Triage. Please use one of the following methods to order your prescription. NHS App By downloading the NHS App you ... [continue] How to Order Repeat Prescriptions


Due to national shortages, the government have also placed restriction on the quantity of hormone replacement treatment (HRT) which may be issued. So as not to compromise the supply chain, ... [continue] HRT

Items which are out of stock

For items which are out of stock at your pharmacy, we would in the first instance ask that you contact at least three other pharmacies to check local supply. You ... [continue] Items which are out of stock

Online Pharmacies

If you feel using an online pharmacy best suits your needs, please bear in mind these organisations often take a greater amount of time to process and deliver your medication ... [continue] Online Pharmacies

Prescription Duration and Holiday Requests

Prescription Duration It is our practice policy to routinely issue repeat medication in increments of up to 56 days’ supply. During the pandemic, this advice was adopted from national guidance ... [continue] Prescription Duration and Holiday Requests

Types of Medication

Repeat Medication – Once you are stable on a medication, a clinician will move this onto your repeat template should they wish you to continue with this on a regular ... [continue] Types of Medication

Date published: 8th October, 2014
Date last updated: 28th July, 2023