Dr O Z Qureshi’s Surgery

Taylors Avenue Medical Centre
146 Taylors Avenue
DN35 0LN
Tel: 01472 572400
Email: nel.b81642@nhs.net

Repeat Prescriptions

Practice Policy
Antibiotics are not normally issued as a repeat prescription and an appointment must be made with the Doctor.
If you have a chronic disease such as Diabetes, Asthma, Heart diseases etc. You will be asked to see the Practice Nurse every 6 months for a review.
You may be requested to attend a medication review with the Doctor.

Changes to Repeat Prescription Ordering

From 1st September 2020 pharmacies will no longer be able to order your medication for you.

Click here to view details of changes.

The safest and easiest way to request repeat prescriptions is by using the online service via SystmOnline. Please ask a receptionist if you would like to register for this service.

Patients can order their medication from the practice in the following ways:

• Online – registration forms are available from reception
NHS App – you can register to use the NHS App this is another form of online access.
• In person – drop your request into the reception desk or through the post box
• By post
• By telephone– after 1pm daily

We will still be able to send your prescription electronically to your nominated pharmacy – this is not changing

Please give 7 days’ notice for prescription request

Ordering Repeat Prescriptions
Please give 48 hours notice when ordering your repeat prescription.
You must use the slip attached to your last prescription, tick the items that you need and return the slip to the surgery.

If you wish you can have your prescription posted to you, please include a stamped addressed envelope and allow extra time for your request to be processed or alternatively request a pharmacy to collect it for you.

Prescriptions can be ordered on-line details available at reception.

Did you know you can manage repeat prescriptions from our surgery in the NHS App?

You can easily choose where your prescriptions are sent. So, if you know you’ll be away from home or you are moving home, you can change your nominated pharmacy from within the app.

You can also order your prescription at any time that suits you. There’s no need to wait to join a telephone queue or wait until the GP surgery opens.
It’s easy to use, and, if you hit a snag, you can go to ‘help’ in the top right-hand corner of the app or visit www.nhs.uk/helpmeapp.
Find out more about the NHS App at www.nhs.uk/NHSapp

We issue 28 days supply of medication on repeat prescriptions.
This is in line with the CCG policy for prescribing.

General Information on Repeat Prescriptions
A repeat prescription is for medication that the Doctor has agreed for you to take long term.
If a pharmacist owes you some medication remember to go back to collect the remainder.
Please do not ask the Doctor to issue repeat prescription during a consultation.
You should not stop taking repeat medication without consulting your Doctor first.
Medicines prescribed by the Doctor should only be taken by the person named on the prescription.

Any unwanted medication should be returned to your local pharmacist