If you take medicines on a regular basis – and so have “repeat prescriptions” - you can collect these from the repeat counter provided you have given us at least 48 hours notice of your needs.
How to Request a Repeat Prescription
You can request your repeat prescriptions:
- In person
- By post (please allow for postal delays)
- Online with Patient Access via the link above. New users are required to complete a simple registration.
Please remember we require a minimum of two working days to process your request.
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.
Changes to Repeat Prescription Ordering
What is changing?
The way prescriptions are ordered is changing. From 30th June 2019 you will have to order your repeat prescriptions directly through your GP practice, and not through high street or internet pharmacy or appliance contractor.
What is not changing?
If you already order repeat prescriptions directly through your GP practice this will not affect you. When you order your repeat prescription directly through your GP practice, your pharmacy will continue to collect or receive as before. Pharmacies may also continue to deliver your prescription as before if they offer this service.
How to order your prescription:
- Alternatively, you can drop off or post the tick slip, which is the right-hand side of your prescription which lists your current repeat medication. Tick only the medication you require and hand this in or post it to your GP practice. If you don’t have your slip please put your request in writing listing the medications you require along with your name, date of birth and a contact number.
For more information visit West Leicestershire CCG