The Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) sends electronic prescriptions from GP practices to pharmacies. Eventually EPS will remove the need for most paper prescriptions.
You can nominate a pharmacy of your choice to receive your prescriptions electronically, saving you time on having to visit the surgery to collect your paper script.
There are a number of ways you can nominate a pharmacy to receive your prescriptions:
For more information visit the NHS website – Electronic prescriptions
As well as ordering repeat prescriptions online using the NHS App or Patient Access , we also now have a dedicated email address for you to order your medication. If you use this service please include your name, date of birth and the name of the item/s that you wish to order. Alternatively, you can attach an image of your repeat prescription list to your email.
Please allow up to 3 working days for your prescription to be sent over to your nominated pharmacy. If you do not have a nominated pharmacy please indicate your preferred pharmacy when making a request for medication.
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For Warstones GP Surgery. Email
For Alfred Squire GP Surgery. Email
For Lakeside GP Surgery. Email
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For Thornley Road GP Surgery. Email
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For Penn Manor GP Surgery. Email
Help with NHS costs
In England, around 90% of prescription items are dispensed free. Help with NHS costs may be available for patients who meet the criteria laid out on the NHS Business Services Authority website.
More information is available at Free NHS prescriptions | NHSBSA
If you do not qualify for free NHS prescriptions the current fee in England is:
You can save money on NHS prescriptions by purchasing an NHS Prescription Prepayment Certificate. This enables you to pay a set price for prescriptions no matter how many you need.
You can purchase an NHS Prescription Prepayment Certificate a number of ways: