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Repeat Prescriptions

green_pill_spillIf you are on regular treatment your doctor may arrange for you to be able to collect your prescription without an appointment using a computerised system.

Please make your request in person, in writing (with a stamped, addressed envelope) or by fax to: Rothwell (01536) 714189 or Desborough (01536) 763281 and allow at least two working days, excluding weekends and bank holidays before collection. We recommend submitting your request well before you run out of medication to allow for unforeseen delays. We do not accept requests for prescriptions by telephone as this can lead to errors. Your medication will be reviewed regularly and you may be asked to see your doctor before further prescriptions are issued.

Internet Repeat Prescribing

Rothwell Medical Centre and Desborough Surgery are pleased to be able to offer an online service to their patients with internet access for requesting their repeat medication. 

This is in the format of a computerised system called SystmOnline and is available to use via home computers.   To access this system patients are required to sign up via the practice reception to obtain their password and access authority. Please bring some identification when registering for this service.

Non-Repeat Prescription Requests

You may occasionally wish to request a further supply of prescription-only medication, which has not been authorised for repeat prescription. You need to provide this request in writing. Please complete the following Non-Repeat Medication Request and either hand into reception or send using the details above. We will normally refuse to issue prescriptions for items you have not been issued before, or for items available from pharmacies or shops without prescription.

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