The repeat prescription online service is designed to save you time, effort and money when ordering and managing your regular medication.
Sending your repeat prescription straight from your GP surgery to your pharmacy electronically helps you to manage your repeat medicine in an efficient and timely manner. You do not need to visits your GP surgery to collect a hand-written prescription each time you want to refill your supply.
It depends on you whether or not to switch from paper prescriptions to online prescriptions. The NHS has already indicated that the repeat prescription online service will replace the paper prescription service in near future. The EPS is on the verge of becoming the default option for prescribing, dispensing and reimbursement of prescription in England.
The repeat prescription online service is intended to spare you from visiting your GP every time you need a prescription. Undeniably, this type of service is great for saving time and money.
Both the public and private healthcare services offer the repeat prescription online service. You need to sign up to the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) if you get your repeat prescriptions via the NHS.
Pharmacy Outlet offers the repeat prescription online service and delivers your medicine to your preferred address.
Before getting started with the repeat prescription online service via the NHS, you will need to:
- register with a GP who supports and offers EPS
- nominate Pharmacy Outlet
- receive your medicine right at your doorstep
Please note that the NHS does not offer home delivery service. Hence, you will need to nominate an online pharmacy to get your medicine delivered to your home.
Pharmacy Outlet is a GPhC (General Pharmaceutical Council) registered online pharmacy and you can find its seal on the homepage of the website. Pharmacentric Limited owns and runs the store that is situated at 40 London Road, Blackwater, Camberley, Surrey GU17 9AA. You can call 03333 222 400 to know more about the repeat prescription online service.