Repeat NHS prescription service
Electronic prescription service and repeat prescriptions
How does the service work?
If you take medication that needs to be prescribed and dispensed regularly then simply follow the steps below. It is recommended that you nominate your preferred pharmacy for electronic prescription service, this will allow the GP to send your prescriptions directly to the pharmacy.
- Order your repeat prescriptions when it is due with your GP surgery.
- Once the prescriptions are issued by a prescriber, they are sent electronically to the pharmacy. The pharmacy team will prepare your prescription and you can get an SMS message when it is ready on the shelf.
- Collect your prescription from the pharmacy.