Requesting Repeat Prescriptions

Registered for Online Patient Access Services?

Online

Patients can request repeat prescriptions using Patient Access. Patient Access allows you to track progress of your prescription. Patients are strongly advised to use Patient Access; available 24hrs a day.

If you would like to register online via this link​ or alternatively pop in during working hours to get your unique access code from reception. 

Please allow up to 48hrs for your medicine to be ready at your nominated pharmacy.

Repeat prescriptions are medications which you need to continue on a regular basis, so you are not required to see a doctor every time it is prescribed. 

How to Request

In Person

Patients on long term medication should keep the right-hand slip that accompanies their previous prescription and tick the correct boxes to re-order. You can then hand it in to reception. Booking an appointment will not be necessary for this.

Please allow up  to 48hrs for your medicines to be ready at the pharmacy. 

Types of Prescriptions

Electronic Prescription Service (EPS)

EPS is a system where doctors are able to sign prescriptions electronically to a nominated pharmacy of your choice. You have to be signed up to use it.

Benefits of EPS:

- Faster prescriptions, ready for  you at your nominated pharmacy 

- No need to travel into the practice to pick up a paper prescription

- No lost prescriptions

Requests can be made online on the Patient Access website.

 

Paper Prescriptions

Paper prescriptions can be sought from reception at your GP practice.

 

Requests can still be made on Patient Access website.

 

Patients can still track the progress of their prescription on the website, to know when it is ready for pick up.

Local Pharmacies

Patients can nominate any pharmacy they wish, below are some of our nearest pharmacies.

All are within 5 minutes walk of the GP surgery.

Gimmack's Pharmacy

10 Station Parade

NW2 4NH

Gimmack's Pharmacy 

177 Cricklewood Broadway

NW2 3HT

Akhtar Pharmacy 

134 Cricklewood Broadway

NW2 3EE

Craig Thomson Pharmacy

70-72 Walm Lane

NW2 4RA

R&C Pharmacy 

5A Walm Lane

NW2 5SJ

Emergency Prescriptions Requests 

 

Emergency prescription requests are requests for repeat medication which you have run out of and need, to prevent you becoming severely unwell. Emergency medications include; insulin, inhalers, anti-epileptic medication, oral contraception and adrenaline pens for anaphylaxis. Emergency prescription requests cannot be used for any medication which has been ordered late. 

If you need an emergency prescription request you will need to call reception before 1pm, they will pass on your request to a doctor. We will call you before 5pm, on the same day, to let you know the outcome. 

 

If you have run out over the weekend, contact your nominated pharmacy or dial 111. Please see NHS Choices for more information on Emergency Prescription Requests. 

Medication Reviews 

Patients on repeat prescriptions will require a medication review once a year conducted by a healthcare professional at the GP Practice. Notification of when your review is due will be shown on your prescription slip.

Please ensure an appointment is booked in advance to avoid prescription delays.