Your GP, nurse or pharmacist will not generally give you a prescription for over the counter medicines for a range of short-term, minor health concerns.
Instead, over the counter medicines are available to buy in a pharmacy or supermarket in your local community.
The team of qualified healthcare professionals at your local pharmacy can offer clinical advice to safely and effectively manage minor health concerns.
Download further information on changes to prescribing over the counter medicines (pdf).
PLEASE NOTE AS OF 1ST APRIL 2021 PRESCRIPTION CHARGES WILL INCREASE TO £9.35
Please order more medication at least 3 days (72 hours) before you run out.
Requests for repeat prescriptions are handled by our dispensers.
All medication can be requested via one of the following methods:
If you live more than a mile as the crow flies from a pharmacy, your prescription can be dispensed at the Medical Centre. You can check the distance to your local pharmacy by using the website: www.freemaptools.com.
For people living in surrounding villages listed below you can have your prescriptions sent by courier on Wednesday and Thursday.
On Wednesday we deliver to Sticklepath, Throwleigh, Whiddon Down, Spreyton, South Zeal, South Tawton, Belstone, Sampford Courtenay, Exbourne and Hatherleigh.
On Thursday we deliver to Thorndon, Meldon, Sourton, Lydford, Bridestowe, Springfields, Comebow, Bratton Clovelly, Broadbury, Northlew, Inwardleigh and Folly Gate.
If you would like your medication delivered by our courier please order before Friday so it can be delivered the following week. As requests take at least 72 hours to process orders that are taken after Friday will not be delivered until the week after.
If you have any queries about your prescription, please ask our dispensers. If they are unable to answer your question, they will contact a doctor or our Pharmacist.
Download NHS Leaflet 'Ordering and obtaining your repeat prescription'
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