Please see the prescription fees for the latest information on Prescription Fees.
If you submit your request online late on a Friday or over a weekend it won't be read until the Monday or after a Bank Holiday, the next working day.
When ordering your prescription you need to give 2 working days notice (excluding weekends and/or Bank Holidays). Prescriptions take 48 hours to prepare from the time they reach us ...... not the time posted! Please allow 3 working days for Remote Deliveries to ensure we have all the medication in time for delivery.
Prescriptions can be posted, faxed, brought into the surgery or picked up from the remote collection sites. We do not accept telephone requests for prescriptions. You you can order your repeat prescription directly through this site. Click on the link above and complete the simple registration form. Please note that you can only order the medication that is on your repeat slip.
If you have any queries about your medication, write on the bottom of your prescription order form or telephone the dispensary (see dispensary opening times) on 01362 668215. Prescriptions with queries usually take an extra day or two to process.
Please remember - When you call to collect your prescription, if you are exempt from prescription charges, we are required by law to ask you to produce evidence of exemption and will be unable to release your prescription without this.
Elmham Surgery and Swanton Morley Surgery are working with South Norfolk CCG to reduce the expenditure on commonly prescribed drugs. The Cambridgeshire Formulary is evidence-based and is an acknowledgement of best practice. The GP Partners have agreed to implement this formulary as the Elmham and Swanton Morley Surgeries preferred first and second line choices for commonly prescribed drugs.
Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs). The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successive Governments have thought it reasonable to charge for those who can afford to pay for their medicines. Prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) offer real savings for people who need extensive medication.
These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.
If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 14 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a PPC.
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website
Elmham Surgery and Swanton Morley Surgery operates a free home delivery and collection service for medication. We deliver and collect from the Post Offices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, please see table below.
The service is available to all of our patients – if you pay for your prescriptions please send your payment with your repeat request. Any uncollected medications will be returned to the surgery. Please note that you can only collect your prescription during Post Office opening hours.
Please allow 3 working days for remote deliveries to ensure we have all the medication in time for delivery. The current prescription charge is £8.60 per item.
S/ Morley Surgery
Foulsham Spar Shop
S / Morley
S/ Morley Stores
St Nicholas Ct
Remote and Home Deliveries – We would like to remind patients who use this service that all prescription deliveries must be signed for and that NO medication will be left without a signature or with anyone under 18 years. If you cannot be at home to receive your order, the medication will be returned to the Surgery and you will need to make arrangements to collect it from the Surgery. Dispensary offer this free weekly delivery service to the surrounding villages and especially for those unable to leave their homes.
Please see the attached document for information
Please allow 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.
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