How to order your repeat prescriptions

A one off prescription of medicine is known as an acute prescription, this type of prescription can only be made in a consultation with your GP.

If are on a course of medication that is ongoing then this is a repeat prescription and this type of medication, once initiated, can be requested without having to see your GP.

Repeat prescriptions can be ordered:

  • by telephone
  • in person
  • by fax
  • online (please see our online services page) or click the link below


Prescriptions are usually available the next working day.

If you have a repeat prescription slip then please tick the required items.

A prescription can only be posted if a stamp addressed envelope is enclosed.