Your medication can be ordered from the surgery in the following ways:
- Online via Patient Access – if you are not registered, you will need to complete our Register For Our Online Services form.
- You can request a repeat prescription by using our Request a Repeat Prescription Triage.
- You can call us Newnham Surgery on 01594 516241, and Westbury Surgery on 01594 516241.
We are now using electronic prescribing so the prescription can now go to a pharmacy of your choice (please state which pharmacy upon request), otherwise it can be kept at the surgery for collection.
Please complete our Register for Electronic Prescribing form if you wish to use this service.
Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see a doctor, practice nurse or health care assistant at least once a year to review these regular medications and notification should appear on your repeat slip.
If you have been asked to complete a medication review, please visit our Health Review and Assessment Clinic.
View the cost of prescriptions on the NHS website.
You can also find out if you are entitled to free prescriptions.
Telephone requests can not be accepted. Please allow 48 hours for requests to be processed.
Further Prescription Information
If you wish to use the prescription collection service offered by Newnham Pharmacy your request slip must be marked with a ‘C’ for chemist and delivery to the surgery before 11:30.
All patients on repeat medications require review with the doctor or nurse at regular intervals. The review date will appear on the repeat request slip. This review is essential to ensure your medication is still appropriate for your medical needs.
If you wish to speak to a dispenser with any queries please telephone after 11:00.
The dispensary is open 08:30 -13:00 and 14:00 – 18:00, Monday to Friday, and is contactable via the normal surgery number after 11:00.
The dispensary will be closed between 13:00 and 14:00 for lunch each day.
Please ensure you order your prescription in plenty of time during bank holidays.
For any emergencies when the surgery is closed please contact:
- Out of Hours 0300 421 0220
- Newnham Pharmacy: 01594 516276
Urgent Repeat Medicines Service
This service is available at most community pharmacies county-wide. This allows patients who have run out of medication during out of hours (including weekends and Bank Holidays) to request urgent medication from a pharmacy without having to wait for the surgery to re-open. It must be stressed that this is for Urgent needs. The pharmacy will inform your regular GP that you have been issued with an urgent supply of medication. Below is a list of pharmacies in the FOD and Gloucester that offer this service:
This service is also available for temporary residents.