Imperial Medical Practice 45 - 49 Imperial RoadExmouth, EX8 1DQTel: (01395) 224555
If you are taking medicines regularly, you can get a prescription without seeing the doctor each time – your doctor will tell you about this. Because of the risk of error, we DO NOT take repeat prescriptions over the telephone
You can bring or post the counterfoil from your prescription to us, ticking the medicines you need. Alternatively, you can request repeat prescriptions online via the link on this page
Please allow two working days to provide your prescription.
All Exmouth chemists and pharmacies collect prescriptions from the surgery. Please let us know if you would like to use this service.
Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs). The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successive Governments have thought it reasonable to charge for those who can afford to pay for their medicines. Prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) offer real savings for people who need extensive medication.
From 1 April 2018, the charges are:
If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 14 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a PPC.
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website
Did You know as much as £5.5 million is wasted each year on unused medicines?
The same amount could pay for-
You can help use this NHS money in DEvon more wisely
CHECK- look at your supplies-only order the items you need
LISTEN- listen to the advice of your doctor, nusre or pharmacist and take the medicines as instructed on the label
TELL- tell your doctor, nurse or pharmacisit if your medicines are not agreeing with you or that you have stopped taking them
TICK- tick only the medicines you need and remember 'tick in haste-medicines waste'
OPEN-open your bag of medicines at the pharmacy and if there are items you have not requested or surplus please return these before leaving.
Please allow 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.
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