Patients with long-term illness can be issued with a repeat prescription. If you are one of them, and wish to order a repeat prescription you can do so in a number of ways:
The quickest way is by using our online prescription service
PLEASE NOTE: THE SURGERY IS CLOSED AT WEEKENDS. IF YOU ORDER YOUR PRESCRIPTION ON A FRIDAY NIGHT, SATURDAY OR SUNDAY, IT WILL NOT BE SEEN TILL MONDAY MORNING AND WILL NOT BE READY TO COLLECT UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTER 3PM. THIS IS TO ALLOW THE DOCTORS TIME TO SIGN THE MANY PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS WE RECEIVE.
You may drop repeat prescription requests at reception or in the box on the front desk. Please write your Name, Date of Birth, and request.
We can process your repeat prescriptions by post. Please include an envelope and a stamp.
To request a repeat prescription by telephone please the surgery on 0191 2160061 and choose the prescription option.
Please note the following when requesting repeat prescriptions:
After a set period of time, or number of prescriptions you may be asked to make an appointment for a review of your medication with our prescribing technician, or the practice pharmacist.
If your treatment changes then please take any unwanted medication to the pharmacy. Please do not bring them back to the surgery.
Prescriptions can be collected after 3pm the day after it has been ordered (see table below for guidance).
YOU MUST ORDER YOUR MEDICATION ON TIME AS LATE REQUESTS MAY NOT BE GIVEN PRIORITY.
Day Prescription Requested
Day ready for collection
Wednesday after 3pm