NHS & Private Repeat Prescriptions
Free collection & delivery of repeat prescriptions
Alternative way of getting your regular medicines without asking your
GP surgery for a prescription each time.
What is this service?
At Greywell pharmacy we take the hassle out of you having to wait and collect your regular repeat prescription & medication, by using our FREE prescription collection service, it’s made the whole process much more convenient for you.
So why not save time by authorising & allowing us to collect your prescriptions from your local GP surgery
Benefits of Repeat Dispensing:
Saving Time – there is no need to attend or contact your GP surgery to request your medication; you just need to attend or contact us.
Improved Safety – Repeat dispensing involves regular medication usage checks to ensure you understand how to take your regular medication.
Perfect for anyone who may be looking after those who are housebound, elderly or has difficulty getting to the doctor’s surgery to collect their prescriptions.
Your medication prepared and ready for you to collect whenever you visit our pharmacy.
How does Repeat Dispensing work?
1 Your GP surgery will issue a Repeat Dispensing prescription. This will authorise your us to dispense prescriptions for between three and twelve months, in total.
2 Bring your Repeat Dispensing prescriptions, It is recommended that you let your pharmacy look after all your Repeat Dispensing forms. We will inform your surgery that you will get your medication from them.
3 We will get to work to will supply you your first batch of medicines. we will discuss arrangements for future collections with you –including what to do if your next issue falls on a Bank Holiday, or you are away on holiday.
4 Return to collect your next prescription. You will be reminded when you need to contact your GP surgery for review.
Will anyone keep a check on my medicines?
1 Yes, each time your repeat medicines are dispensed your pharmacist will check that they are still helping you. Let them know if you have any problems or worries.
2 Your pharmacist will ask which medication you need. Only ask for medication you need until your next collection.
3 It may be necessary to go back to the old way of getting your prescriptions if there are many changes (e.g. after a hospital check-up).
What do I do when my Repeat Dispensing forms run out?
You should return to your GP surgery for a further issue. When you are due for the last issue of a batch - please check with the surgery, to see if you need any tests or a medication review
To find out more about our free collection, pop into our pharmacy and speak to one of our team members.
We can also deliver your medicines to you with a secured delivery service
Get in touch to find out more about NHS & Private repeat prescriptions service