NHS Prescriptions

NHS Repeat prescriptions Q&A

What are NHS Repeat Prescriptions?

Repeat prescriptions are used when your doctor wants to prescribe medicine that needs to be taken on an ongoing basis.

A repeat prescription is typically used for long term conditions that require ongoing management such as diabetes, COPD and high blood pressure.

How do I order my NHS repeat prescriptions?

Now Patient simplifies the management and ordering of your NHS repeat prescriptions.

Once you have an account, your prescriptions will be automatically uploaded to the service. You tell us where you want them delivered. The order will then be automatically sent to your GP for approval. Once approval is complete we will dispense and dispatch your items immediately.

What is the NHS Electronic Prescription Service (EPS)?

The Electronic Prescription Service is an NHS system that allows GPs to send your prescriptions to the pharmacy of your choice.

It means that you are no longer tied to the pharmacy that your GP wants you to use. You can use any pharmacy to dispense your medicines including online ones like Now Patient.

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