Ordering a Prescription Online

The easiest way to order repeat prescriptions is by using your NHS account.

Please visit the NHS App to sign in or register.

Ordering your Prescription

You can use the NHS App to request a prescription. Please use the following the link to sign in or register for an account.

The NHS Account will show you all your repeat medicine and dosage, and you can choose the ones you need.

You can also call us on 0161 493 9101, Monday to Friday from 10:00am to 3:00pm with any medication queries. However we unable to take repeat prescription requests over the phone or email.

Collecting your Prescription

You can collect your prescription from the pharmacy 3 to 5 working days after you have ordered it.

You will need to choose a pharmacy to collect your prescription from. We call this nominating a pharmacy.

You can change your nominated pharmacy at any time:

  • on the app or website where you order repeat prescriptions
  • at your GP practice
  • at any pharmacy that accepts repeat prescriptions

Questions About your Prescription

If you have questions about your medicine, your local pharmacists can answer these. They can also answer questions on medicines you can buy without a prescription.

The NHS website also has information on how your medicine works, how and when to take it, possible side effects and answers to your common questions.

Our Pharmacist can also help if your prescription queries you may have. Please call 0161 493 9101 after 10am to speak to a Pharmacist at the Practice.

Medication Reviews

If you have a repeat prescription, we may ask you to come in for a regular review. Our Pharmacists also do Medication Reviews over the telephone. We will be in touch when your medication review is due.

NHS Prescription Charges

For information on NHS prescriptions charges please see the link below.

About Pharmacists

As qualified healthcare professionals, pharmacists can offer advice on minor illnesses such as:

  • coughs
  • colds
  • sore throats
  • tummy trouble
  • aches and pains

They can also give advice on medicine that you can buy without a prescription.

Find A Local Pharmacy

Many pharmacies are open until late and at weekends. You do not need an appointment.

Most pharmacies have a private consultation room. They are there so you can discuss issues with pharmacy staff without being overheard.

Non-urgent advice: Non-urgent advice: What to do with old medicines

Please take any old medicines to the Pharmacy you got it from. Alternatively you can bring it in to the surgery.

Please do not put it in your household bin or flush it down the toilet.

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