Order Repeat Medication
Repeat Supplies of Medicine
Patients who are on regular medication do not always need to see a doctor to obtain a repeat prescription.
Here are ways you can order your repeat prescription:
Online from your mobile, tablet or desk pc. (See below for details)
by telephoning 0191 489 7183 if you are elderly or housebound you can order your prescription Monday – Friday between 3:00pm and 5:00pm.
All repeat prescriptions will take 48 hours to process (longer if posted), please allow yourself time so as not to run out of your medication.
Ordering Your Repeat Prescriptions Online
You can now order repeat prescriptions online by clicking the button below:
If you have not registered for the New Online Services, please speak to Reception.
We also operate an electronic prescription service, you can nominate a pharmacy, order your prescription and it will be sent electronically to your chosen pharmacy. Ask at reception for details.
Do You Pay for Your Prescriptions?
Prescriptions are free for:
Men and women over sixty
Pregnant women with a valid maternity certificate
Children under sixteen or up to nineteen in full-time education
Mothers of babies under twelve months
People who receive income support (check list on Form P11 from Social Security or Post Office)
People with family credit
Certain chronic conditions
If you are not entitled to free prescriptions, a ‘season ticket’ may save you money. This is a pre-payment certificate, please ask Reception for details.