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Brunel Medical Practice is now using the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS). This means that your prescription can be sent directly and electronically to the pharmacy of your choice. So you will no longer need to visit the surgery to collect it.
EPS will save your Doctor's time, your Pharmacist's time and - most importantly - your time! We encourage all our patients to take advantage of this excellent new service. If you have not already notified us of your nominated pharmacy, please do so as soon as possible so that we can start sending your prescriptions electronically.
Your pharmacy is your choice.
Please be aware that some nationally based pharmacies may contact you to encourage you to nominate them to process your prescriptions. We would like to reassure all our patients that Brunel Medical Practice has not passed, and will not pass, any of your details to any pharmacy or any other third party."
If you are on regular medication and your doctor feels that your medication can be repeated without you being seen each time, you will be given a repeat prescription. The ‘tear off’ portion may be taken or sent to the surgery where your usual doctor is based.
Please allow 48 working hours (discounting Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays) before collection.
Alternatively, we can post your prescription back to you if a stamped addressed envelope is provided, or you may request that your local chemist collects your prescription on your behalf.
In order to avoid errors, prescription requests are not taken over the telephone.
If you use a Pharmacy
If your requests come to us via a pharmacy, please allow an extra day for the pharmacy to delivery your request to the surgery.
If we send your completed prescription direct to a pharmacy from the surgery, please allow an extra day for the pharmacy to collect the prescription for you.
You will first need to have registered for Patient Access with the Surgery (please click onto our "Online Booking" tab for further information)
(Please note in accordance with he Data Protection Act, we will be unable to use a share email address)
Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs). The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successive Governments have thought it reasonable to charge for those who can afford to pay for their medicines. Prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) offer real savings for people who need extensive medication.
These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.
If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 14 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a PPC.
Telephone advice and order line 0845 850 0030
General Public - Buy or Renew a PPC On-line
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website
Please allow 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.
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