Ordering a Repeat Prescription
You can order your prescriptions from Monday to Friday at the following times:
- Sheepmarket Surgery site: 09.00 – 18.00
- St Mary's Medical Centre: 09.00 - 17.00
You can collect your prescriptions from Monday to Friday at the following times:
- Sheepmarket Surgery Dispensary: 09.00 – 18.00
- St Mary's Medical Centre Dispensary: 09.00 - 17.00
Your prescription will be given to you with a printed copy sheet for repeat prescriptions. To request a repeat prescription you may tick the items you require and leave the slip at the dispensary reception.
Please indicate whether you would like to collect your prescription from our reception or which pharmacy you would like the prescription to be sent to for dispensing. If you lose your repeat request sheet there are forms at that you can complete at reception to order your prescription.
Alternatively you can order your prescription with our secure online form
If you are a non-dispensing patient (medication dispensed by the surgery dispensary team) please allow a minimum of 72 working hours. If you are a dispensing patient please allow a minimum of 5 working days.
Nationally there are varying shortages and supply disruptions to many medications so please allow as much time as possible (up to 2 weeks) to order.
Did you know we run a free medicine delivery service?
If you live outside Stamford then you are eligible for free delivery if you use our dispensing service. For more information, or to sign up, please speak to a team member or contact us online.
Emergency Supply of Medicines
If you require an emergency supply of medication when the surgery is closed please telephone 111 where the “Out of Hours” service will offer you advice.
All patients receiving repeat prescriptions are requested to be reviewed six-monthly to ensure the medicines remain appropriate.
The next review date is printed on the right hand side of your ordering slip and this should be checked periodically to ensure you make an appointment before the review is due.
Prescription Charges and Exemptions
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.
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