Marsden Road, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE34 6RE
Telephone: 0191 283 2861
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The easiest way to order repeat prescriptions is:
This account shows you all your repeat medicines and dosages and you can choose the ones you need.
You can also:
Repeat prescription requests can be taken over the phone, for those patients who cannot access systems online or make it into the practice.
You can usually 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:
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 has information on how your medicine works, how and when to take it, possible side effects and answers to your common questions.
If you would like to speak to someone at the GP surgery about your prescription:
If you have a repeat prescription, we may ask you to come in for a regular review. We will be in touch when you need to come in for a review.
Find out more about prescription charges (nhs.uk).
Take it to the pharmacy you got it from. Do not put it in your household bin or flush it down the toilet.
As qualified healthcare professionals, pharmacists can offer advice on minor illnesses such as:
They can also advise on medicine that you can buy without a prescription.
Many pharmacies are open until late and at weekends.
Most pharmacies have a private consultation room where you can discuss issues with pharmacy staff without being overheard.