145 Elliott Street , Tyldesley, Manchester, M29 8FLTel: 01942 483555
Requests for repeat prescriptions can be made in the following ways:
Do not leave it until the last minute to ask for a repeat prescription - allow AT LEAST 2 working days for your request to be processed.
Only ask for the medicines you need and please tick the correct ones.
Patients can not expect to come to Reception with a repeat prescription and expect to collect it in a couple of hours
Repeat prescription requests are not taken over the telephone.
We have a Zero Tolerance policy if patients or carers are abusive or rude towards any practice staff.
Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see a doctor, nurse practitioner or practice nurse at least once a year to review these regular medications and notification should appear on your repeat slip. Please ensure that you book an appropriate appointment to avoid unnecessary delays to further prescriptions.
Please allow two full working days for prescriptions to be processed and remember to take weekends and bank holidays into account.
Prescriptions Charges and Exemptions
Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs). The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successive Governments have thought it reasonable to charge for those who can afford to pay for their medicines. Prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) offer real savings for people who need extensive medication.
These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.
If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 15 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a PPC.
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website
Please allow 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.
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