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Please Note: That this current service will be coming to an end on 30th November 2017. The practice will be changing to a new service that is quick, simple and secure. Please click here for further information.


Repeat Prescriptions

green pillsRepeat prescriptions will be issued at the doctor’s discretion and are normally for patients on long-term treatment.  Repeat prescriptions can be ordered by:

  • Request slips may be placed in the letterbox in reception
  • Email via website 
  • Telephone (answerphone) 01505 82 1716
  • Posted to the surgery,(please enclose SAE). 

 

All prescriptions ordered will be ready for collection after 4.00pm - 48 working hours after ordering.

Please remember to order early If your medication is due to run out over the weekends or holidays.  If prescriptions are required urgently please speak to the reception staff.     

You can now order repeat medication only by clicking on the link above.  Unfortunately we cannot process special requests in this manner, if required please telephone the surgery.

If you wish to collect your prescribed medication from any of the local pharmacies who participate in the collection  scheme, this can be arranged by completing a form.  Please ask at reception for details.

If you are on regular repeat medication, you should attend the doctor at least once a year for a review of your medication. 

CHANGES TO YOUR REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS - NHS GREATER GLASGOW AND CLYDE

Your GP practice is carrying out a review of its repeat prescribing systems as part of a Health Board initiative to improve the quality of patient care and reduce prescription waste.

As a result of this you may notice the following minor changes at your next supply of repeat medication:

Quantities of some items may have changed to bring them into line with the practice's standard number of days.  This should make re-ordering your repeat medicines simpler with regular items lasting for the same number of days.

"When required" items will be excluded from changes to quanties because the amount you use will vary from month to month.  Some other items, eg sleeping tablets or strong painkillers, will also be excluded in keeping with good prescribing practice.

Unused Items which you no longer require and have not ordered for over 12 months will be removed from your repeat re-order list to prevent them being ordered in error.

Some medicines which may only be ordered occasionally, eg GTN sprays or Epinephrine, will be left on repeat re-order lists because it is recognised that they are only used infrequently.

Duplicate items will also be removed from your repeat re-order list to stop them being over-ordered.  This will prevent accidental overdosing and reduce the amount of wasted medicines.

In addition, if there are any other repeat items which you no longer require please let your surgery know so they can also be removed.

 

 

 

 

 

 
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