A prescription is the note your doctor writes so you can get the medicine you need from a pharmacy.
Many doctors’ surgeries let you order your repeat prescription online.
Ask at the surgery how to do this.
The repeat prescription request slip is a tear off part of the prescription. You get this from the pharmacist. When you are running out of your medicine you need to:
• Tick the box on the repeat prescription request slip
• Sign and date it
• Take it to your doctor’s surgery
Click here to order your Repeat Prescription using our form.
If you can’t use the internet you can get help from:
• Your local library
• Age UK helps older people get online. You can find out more by calling 0800 169 6565
If you can use the internet you can get more information about NHS GP services online at:
• Or telephone: 0800 77 1234
Your local pharmacist offers many free NHS services to help you, like: