Please do not telephone for repeat prescriptions as this can cause confusion and mistakes can be made.
Use the computerised request and return it to the request prescriptions box at reception or there is a locked post box beside the front doors for when the surgery is closed.
Alternatively you can post it to the surgery enclosing a stamped addressed envelope.
Please do not request prescriptions by emal
You can also ask our reception team about registering to request repeat prescriptions online via the link at the top of this page .
We have some very helpful local chemists who can deliver medication to you at home. This service is restricted to only the very ill or housebound.
Please allow two full working days for prescriptions to be processed and remember to take weekends and bank holidays into account.
It is practice policy to issue 28 days supply of medication in order to reduce waste. This practice prescribes in line with the Sutton CCG Medicines Formulary.
If you are going on holiday please ensure you request your regular medication in good time and specify the duration you are away. Patients with pre-existing conditions and on regular medications travelling outside the UK are entitled to receive a maximum of 3 months’ on a NHS prescription, if clinically appropriate. Prescriptions cannot be issued after the patient has left the country; and if more than 3 months’ supply is needed, you should register with a local doctor abroad to arrange ongoing supplies.
An NHS prescription will NOT be provided for medication which is requested solely in anticipation for the onset of an ailment whilst outside the UK, (e.g. travel sickness, altitude sickness, diarrhoea, heat rash). These can be purchased over the counter. Malaria prophylaxis medication will be issued as a private prescription.
Low Value medicines and Self-care guidance for patients.