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Prescription collections

Thursday                Collection Tuesday 5.30

All requests over the EASTER WEEKEND

Good Friday 19.4.19 - Easter Monday 22.4.19


We will endeavour to have ready to collect AFTER   4 PM     on      Wednesday 24.4. 19  


Please make sure YOU order in plenty of time



Please email any documents to

Medication / prescription or dressings requests to








Please note we require 2 working days from the time we receive your request to ensure it is ready for collection. Any requests after the cut off time (2pm) will not begin to be processed until the following working day.



Monday before 2pm

Wednesday after 2pm

Monday after 2pm

Thursday after 2pm

Tuesday before 2pm

Thursday after 2pm

Tuesday after 2pm

Friday after 2pm

Wednesday before 2pm

Friday after 2pm

Wednesday after 2pm

Monday after 2pm

Thursday before 2pm

Monday after 2pm

Thursday after 2pm

Tuesday after 2pm

Friday before 2pm

Tuesday after 2pm

We prefer not to accept prescription requests over the phone and there are two reasons for this. The first is because this method can lead to mistakes and the second is because we need to keep our telephone lines free for other patients who may need to seek advice.

Please help us by not engaging our telephone lines unnecessarily.

Please order you medication in good time. Do not leave things until the last minute – it creates unnecessary pressure on the surgery which makes our life difficult.

Ideally, you should order your medication 4 days BEFORE they are due to run out. The reason for this is to enable the doctors and staff to adequately monitor your prescription and make sure that you are not having inappropriate medication that may be harmful to your health in the long run.

We will always aim to have your prescription ready for collection 48 hours after ordering, but unfortunately, due to some circumstances, we may not always be able to guarantee this.

Same day prescription requests.

On occasions we all forget important things and your medication can be one of these.

If you need a same day prescription please order via the same methods on the tab marked Repeat Prescription Requests as above  before 10.30 am and we will endeavour to get your request ready for  after 5.30pm the same day.

We are keen to ensure that patients with on going medical problems are regularly monitored.  If the date for your review has passed you may be asked to make an appointment with a doctor or nurse, or you may be contacted by telephone.

Prescriptions for Paracetamol, baby milk, scabies, head lice or worms will not be given as an emergency. These can all be purchased over the counter at the local Pharmacy inline with the East Lancashire CCG self care policy.

 If you have a usual pharmacy via EPS your prescription will usually go there when issued.


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