Prescriptions

Repeat prescriptions are computer generated and can be requested:

  • Online
  • By post – please send in the right hand side of your prescription slip, indicating which medication you require.
  • In person
  • By phone – please telephone the dedicated prescription line 01206 230732 between 10:00 and 16:00.

You will normally be called for a review of your condition every 6 to 12 months. Prescriptions can be sent to pharmacies, please contact the surgery for arrangements. Please allow 2 working days (excluding weekends) before collecting your medication.

As a rural practice, we can dispense prescriptions if you live more than 1 mile or 1.6km form the Ardleigh surgery premises. You can also be dispense your medication on the grounds of hardship. Please ask our dispensers for further details.

Presctription Costs

The cost of an NHS prescription is £9 an item, if you have more then two regular medication it is advisable to buy a prepayment certificate which costs £104 per annum and you can then get unlimited NHS prescribed medication free of charge. You are entitled to NHS prescriptions free of charge if you are pregnancy or have on a number of medical conditions please fill in a medical exception form.

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