Prescriptions

Ordering Prescriptions

To order your prescription online:

To order your prescrition in person:

  • Drop a peice of paper with your name, date of birth, and the name of the medications you wish to order into the 'Prescription' box in the foyer.

Please note requests cannot be accepted over the phone (except for housebound patients),  as it may lead to mistakes and can block emergency calls.

Processing a prescription request takes 48 hours. 

 

Electronic Prescribing Service

The Manor Surgery is set up to use the electronic prescription service (EPS). This means that the surgery can send your prescription directly to your nominated pharmacy. 

For more information about the electronic prescription service, click here.

Nominating a pharmacy

For the EPS to work, you will need to chose a pharmacy to collect your medication from. This is called your nominated pharmacy. 

You can nominate a pharmacy through the NHS App. Alternatively, you can call reception and nominate a pharmacy over the phone. 

To find a pharmacy in the local area, click here.

Prescription Fees

Help with NHS costs

In England, around 90% of prescription items are dispensed free. This includes exemptions from charging for those on low incomes, such as:

  • those on specific benefits or through the NHS Low Income Scheme
  • those who are age exempt
  • those with certain medical conditions

To check your eligiblity for free prescriptions, please click here.

For more information about prescription charges, click here. 

If you have to regularly order two or more items, you may find a pre-payment certificate (PPC) more affoardable. Click here to find out more.

Medication Reviews

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.

Please ensure that you book an appropriate appointment to avoid unnecessary delays to future prescriptions.