Emergency Prescription Requests

Emergency prescription request are request for medication which you need within 24 hours to prevent you becoming severely unwell. Emergency medications include; epileptic medication, insulin, inhalers for lung conditions, emergency contraception and Epipen for anaphylaxis.

You may need to speak to a GP or Surgery Pharmacist before this can be authorised. So please be patient.

Emergency prescription requests are not requests for medication which have been ordered late. You should allow at least 48 working hours for routine repeat prescription requests. Please remember that it is your responsibility to ensure that your repeat prescription request is ordered in plenty of time.