City Hospital Park RoadAberdeen, AB24 5AUTel: 0345 337 6340
If you are taking drugs on a repeat basis please order in plenty of time, and allow us three full working days from order until you pick the prescription. They can be ordered in the following ways:By Post: The right hand side of your last prescription gives details of your current drugs. Tick the items you require and post the slip to us. If you enclose a stamped address envelope we will post your new prescription back to you. Please allow a minimum of 1 week if ordering by post
If you are registered for online services you may order your repeat medication via our website.
In Person: Leave your request in the box provided at reception. Use either the right-hand side of your last prescription or ask the receptionist for a request slip to complete. Our receptionists will be pleased to help you if you have any problems.By Telephone: The prescription request lines are open 24 hours a day. Telephone: 01224 555149. Please leave the following information on our answer machine:
Via your Local Pharmacy: Some local pharmacies provide an ordering and collection service. Further details are available at reception.
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 1st April 2011 NHS prescription charges in Scotland have been abolished.
Any Scottish prescription form presented for dispensing in Scotland will be dispensed free of charge.
Any Welsh or Northern Irish script presented for dispensing in Scotland will be dispensed free of charge under reciprocal agreement.
Any English prescription form presented for dispensing in Scotland will be charged the English rate of £7.40 unless the prescription form is accompanied by an Entitlement Card, confirming the patient is eligible to receive the items free of charge, or the patient qualifies for exemption/remission of charges as listed in Regulation 4 of the NHS (Free Prescriptions and Charges for Drugs and Appliances)(Scotland) Regulations 2011.
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website
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