If you are returning home, or just going home over the vacation period and may require prescriptions during this time, you can leave a stamped addressed envelope (SAE) with us before hand. This means we can then send prescriptions out to you, thus making the process quicker and easier, should you require Repeat Medication.
Alternatively we can send prescriptions Electronically via ERS to a pharmacy closer to where you will be. This needs to be set up before you go - a phonecall is all it takes. Please ensure you change this back upon your return! Failure to do so can result in delays to future medication requests. It is also worth mentioning this when requesting your repeat prescription whilst you are away, to ensure we have the correct Pharmacy 'nomination'.
Students who are 19 and over are not eligible for free prescriptions.
For help with prescriptions fill in a form HC1 available from chemists and the surgery.
You can also print one the HC1 form.
Repeat prescription requests cannot be made by phone.
Repeat prescription requests can be made in person, in writing, by sending us an email or via our online Patient access system - VOS (See our Online Access Section). You may be required to fill in a form. In any instance, please allow 24 hours notice .
Some medication will require you to have a review or to see a clinician before being given a repeat prescription.
If you want your prescription to be posted, you must enclose a SAE (Stamped Addressed Envelope).
We do NOT fax prescriptions to chemists for routine repeat requests.
Prescriptions can also be sent directly to one Pharmacy of your choice - speak to your Pharmacist or ask our Reception staff to 'Nominate' your Pharmacy. This is a seperate service to our Online Patient Access service.
Register NOW for our online services and get access to repeat prescriptions - Bring photo ID with you to our Reception staff.
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