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The easiest way to order your repeat medication is via online services (i.e NHS App, Patient Access, Contact us Online, etc).
You can also use our online form by following this link: https://compasshousemedical.com/order-your-prescription-online/
Repeat prescriptions may be requested without seeing a doctor.
Please allow us:
Please note if your medication is not due, it may not be processed. Repeat Medication can be ordered no earlier than 10 days before it is due.
If you are ordering your medication earlier than 7 days before it is due, please provide the reason with your request.
What is a repeat prescription?
A repeat prescription is for when you and your doctor agree that you need some medicines on a regular basis. It is normally given when your condition is stable and the doctor expects that your medication will remain the same for a number of months until your next medication review.
For more information on how to order your Repeat Prescriptions Online please visit: https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/online-services/how-to-order-repeat-prescriptions-online/
Prescriptions are charged per item for patients who are not exempt from payment.
The prescription charge is a contribution to the NHS and is NOT a payment to the practice. As a fixed-rate charge (£9.65 per item – April 2023) it bears no relationship to the cost of the medicine.
Prescriptions are free for patients who, at the time the prescription is dispensed:
You are also entitled to free prescriptions if you or your partner (including civil partners) are named on, or are entitled to, an NHS tax credit exemption certificate or a valid HC2 certificate (full help with health costs), or you receive either:
Prescription prepayment certificates
If you need more than 13 prescribed medicines in a year, you will save money with this. A single prescription is £9.65, a 3 month prepayment is £31.25 and a 12 month prepayment is £111.60
To apply for a prepayment certificate follow this link: https://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/help-nhs-prescription-costs/prescription-prepayment-certificates
Refunds for prescription charges
If you have applied for a PPC and pay prescription charges while waiting for it to arrive, you can get a refund as long as:
PPCs can be backdated by up to one month. You must claim your refund within 3 months of paying.
The refund form (FP57) tells you what to do.
Check if your certificate is still valid
You can check if your prescription prepayment certificate is still valid or will expire soon: https://services.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/check-my-nhs-exemption/start