Electronic Prescribing Service
All prescription will be sent electronically to a pharmacy of your choice. If you do not nominate a pharmacy before this date, we will automatically nominate the pharmacy closest to your home address.
With the help of EPS we are now able to send your prescriptions electronically to a pharmacy of your choice. This makes the prescribing and dispensing process more efficient and convenient for you. To start using EPS please ask a member of staff or your chosen pharmacy.
Benefits of using EPS
EPS is reliable, secure and confidential. Your electronic prescription will be seen by the same people in GP practices and pharmacies that see your paper prescription now.
If you collect repeat prescriptions you will not have to visit your GP practice just to pick up your paper prescription. Instead, your GP will send the prescription electronically to the place you choose, saving you time.
The prescription is an electronic message so there is no paper prescription to lose.
You will have more choice about where to get your medicines from because they can be collected from a pharmacy near to where you live, work or shop.
If the prescription needs to be cancelled the GP can electronically cancel and issue a new prescription without you having to return to the practice – saving you extra trips.
You may not have to wait as long at the pharmacy as your repeat prescriptions can be made ready before you arrive.