First Contact Physiotherapy at Derby Road HC

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A quick and convenient way to collect your medication is to choose a local pharmacy and we will send your prescription electronically.   

Please allow the pharmacy seven days before collecting your prescription unless it is needed more urgently. 

Patients are no longer issued more than 3 months of medication. This is to help the community pharmacies maintain adequate stock levels for all patients.

Patients with stable long term conditions who collect medication on a regular basis will be automatically switched to electronic repeat dispensing. This allows the practice to issue batches of prescriptions, removing the need for the pharmacy or patient to order every 28/56 days. Patients will receive a text from the practice if they have been issued a prescription in this way.

Please do not order ‘just in case’ medication or to ‘stockpile’ medication, as this causes huge problems to supply of medication, and can leave other patients without medicines they need right now.

Thank you for your continued support.

If you have any suggestions that may help improve the situation, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Repeat Prescriptions

Where possible we would ask patients to please register for online services and request your prescription online.  Alternatively, you can download the NHS App or return your repeat slip to reception.

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