REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS

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WE DO NOT TAKE PRESCRIPTIONS OVER THE TELEPHONE

SPEAK TO YOUR PHARMACY TO CHECK YOUR PRESCIPTION IS READY FIRST BEFORE CONTACTING THE SURGERY

Prescriptions can be ordered:- 

Online - (preferred) 

Using the NHS app www.nhs.uk or Systmonline app (available from the app store) 

Post -

to Valkyrie Surgery, 50 Valkyrie Road, Westcliff on Sea Essex, SS0 8BU

Dropping into the surgery -

post boxes available outside the building and at the top of the stairs. Emptied several times a day. 

We can normally issues repeat prescriptions for 2 months for regular medication.  Initially prescription will only be issued on a monthly basis until review when the GP may then change to 2 monthly issues of repeat prescription.  

Repeat prescriptions can be issued 7 days in advance.  These will automatically be sent to you nominated pharmacy. 

WE REQUIRE 72 hours notice for all repeat request.

Thank you for your help

Medical Certificates 

Repeated medical certificates need to be requested online using the following link

Medical Certificate Request 

A doctor may need to review you before issue.  

Medical Certificates cannot be dated in advance.  

Long term certificates will no longer be issued monthly but 12 weekly.  This will initiate contact with the DWP.  

EPS - Electronic Prescribing Service

All prescriptions are now sent electronically to your nominated pharmacy. 

Please speak to you pharmacy of the surgery for nomination. 

multicolour_pillsMedication Reviews

Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see a Doctor, Nurse Practitioner, Practice Based Clinical Pharmacist 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.

Symbol Error 3Please allow 72 hours for prescriptions to be processed and remember to take weekends and bank holidays into account.

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