How can a repeat prescription be requested?

How can a repeat prescription be requested?

You may also be able to request your repeat prescriptions via your local pharmacy. Ask at the pharmacy whether they are able to offer you this service. If so, you can then submit your request to them via telephone or in person, and they will pass on your request to us.

Can you order repeat prescriptions on ask my GP?

Can I order repeat prescriptions from askmyGP? No, this should be done through the prescription service provided by your practice.

Can 111 do repeat prescriptions?

Up to 30% of all calls to NHS 111 services on a Saturday are for urgent requests for repeat medication. This ensures that patients do not have to pay for the cost of their medicines as they would normally need to do if accessing an emergency supply through a private transaction.

What is repeat prescription procedure?

Repeat prescribing is a partnership between patient and prescriber that allows the prescriber to authorise a prescription so it can be repeatedly issued at agreed intervals, without the patient having to consult the prescriber at each issue.

Can I get my repeat prescription from any chemist?

Can I take my repeat prescription to any pharmacy? Yes, it is stated in the NHS terms of service that patients can use any pharmacy, however you can still nominate a pharmacy to dispense your repeat prescriptions for you.

What is medication request?

MedicationRequest. An order for both supply of the medication and the instructions for administration of the medicine to a patient. MedicationDispense. Provision of a supply of a medication with the intention that it is subsequently consumed by a patient (usually in response to a prescription or order or request).

How far in advance can you order a repeat prescription?

Requests for repeat prescriptions should not be made more than ten days in advance. Should you have a genuine need to request your medication early (e.g. if you are going on holiday) the doctor may be able to fulfil your request.

Can boots prescribe medication?

By completing an online consultation on, patients can get access to appropriate prescription only medicines,( if the service is suitable for them ) without the need for a trip to the doctor’s surgery.

How can I refill my prescription without a doctor?

If you cannot get in touch with your doctor or you are in immediate need of your medication, go to a nearby pharmacy and tell them you need an emergency supply. You may be required to provide proof of your Rx, so bring your prescription bottle with you.

Who is responsible for repeat prescriptions?

You are responsible for any prescription you sign, including repeat prescriptions for medicines initiated by colleagues, so you must make sure that any repeat prescription you sign is safe and appropriate. You should consider the benefits of prescribing with repeats, and where possible, reduce repeat prescribing.

How do I know if my prescription is repeat?

With a repeat prescription, your doctor wants the medication to be available to you on an ongoing basis, so they write on the white side of the prescription to indicate that this has been set as a repeat prescription.

How do I get a prescription refilled?

There are several ways to refill your prescription:

  1. In person. Go to the pharmacy where you originally filled your prescription, request a refill, and either wait for it or come back to pick it later.
  2. By phone. Use the pharmacy’s phone number listed on your medicine label to call in your refill.
  3. Online.
  4. By mail.

What is the phone number for Crookes practice?

Crookes Practice is a GP/Doctors practice in South Yorkshire. You can contact this general practice using the phone number 0844 3879988. If Crookes Practice is closed it is recommended to call NHS 111 which is free to call from both landlines and mobile phones.

How do I order prescriptions for repeat medications?

Prescriptions can be ordered in the following ways, if your medication has been put on repeat by a doctor: By phone 0114 372 3000 – this is the best way to order your repeat medications. By post – send them to us and provide a stamped addressed envolope if you wish us to post them back to you.

What is the telephone number for NHS prescription order line?

Sheffield Prescription Order Line Information Telephone Number: 0114 372 3000 Trained NHS healthcare staff will take your phone call and make sure you receive the medications that are suitable for you as well as the correct quantity of medication, you will have greater control over getting the medicines you really need at the right time.

When will the prescription order line be closing?

We are sorry to inform you that the Prescription Order Line will be closing permanently on 30 September. To participate on a survey on the closure of this service, please go to You can also find more information on the NHS Sheffield CCG website.