We are pleased to inform our patients that as a practice we are now operating the new electronic prescribing service. This new service allows us to send your prescription electronically to the pharmacy that you chose to get your medication from on a regular basis, whether this is a local pharmacy or one closer to your work location. We advise that it is best to nominate the most convenient for you to access collection of your medication, as all of your prescriptions will go there.
To sign up for electronic prescribing you will first need to ‘nominate’ a pharmacy for us to send the electronic request to. This can be done either at the practice or the pharmacy of your choice. If this is not a local pharmacy, please check with them that they are currently running electronic prescribing. Once your nomination is recorded we will send all your future prescriptions electronically to the pharmacy/dispenser that you have nominated, with the exception of any medication in the ‘controlled drugs’ category.
You should continue to order your repeat prescriptions in the normal way, be it with the practice or the pharmacy and all prescriptions will continue to go to your nominated pharmacy unless you notify us otherwise.
For further information please see the attached leaflet.