Prescriptions during the virus

PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS

We have now switched over to the EPS4 electronic system whereby all scripts will be sent by the link electronically to your nominated chemist. Please more below and ensure that we have your nominated pharmacy on your records. Please sent your requests by email, systm one online, via your chemist or drop it into the black letterbox outside the main surgery door.

 

EPS currently allows prescribers to send prescriptions electronically to a dispenser of the patient’s choice – known as their “nominated” dispenser.

Paper prescriptions will continue to be available in special circumstances, but almost all prescriptions will be processed electronically.

Patients without an EPS nomination will be given a token (patients may refer to this as a paper copy of their prescription) to present at a community pharmacy or Dispensing Appliance Contractor (DAC) to obtain their medication. This token will contain a unique barcode which can be scanned at any community pharmacy or DAC in England to download the prescription from the NHS Spine and retrieve the medication details.