Acute prescriptions are medicines that have been issued by the GP but not added to your repeat prescription records. This is usually new medication issued for a trial period and will normally require a review visit with your GP prior to being added onto your repeat prescription records.
Acute prescriptions can be submitted by:-
- By telephoning the surgery 01505 502888, choose prescription line [24hrs]
- By speaking to a Receptionist between 10.00 am -4.00pm. Mon-Fri only.
- By coming in to the health centre and popping it into the prescription box next to reception desk or by handing it to receptionist.
Please note that receptionist are unable to automatically submit requests for Acute prescriptions in the same manner as repeats and will forward all requests onto GPs. Requests for acutes also known as special requests, may be refused and you may be asked to make an appointment with your GP.
Please allow 2 working days to collect your prescription.