Medications that a prescriber has agreed are suitable for repeat can be found on the repeat slip attached to your prescription. All repeat prescription requests are processed by our main surgery (Milestone) and we receive about 700 prescriptions requests a day!
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.
For more information on help with prescriptions or prescription charges please click the link below:
Prescribing over the counter medicines is changing
For more information about over the counter medicines click here