To request a repeat prescription, please fill out the form below. Before doing so, please note the following:
- We can only fulfil prescription requests for patients who are actively attending our practice.
- Please allow 48 hours for us to process your request for a repeat prescription.
- All requests are reviewed by one of our doctors and then emailed to your nominated pharmacy.
- Medical card prescriptions are not subject to any fee.
- Private prescriptions incur a fee of €20 which is payable after we review your request and before we send it to your nominated pharmacy (we will email you a weblink so you can pay online).
- Before issuing a prescription, we will check when you last attended, if all investigations (such as blood tests) are up to date etc.
- If we feel you need an in-person review by a one of our doctors or nurses, we will issue a prescription for one month only and advise you to make an appointment before we can issue a further prescription.
- If we have recently reviewed you, and all investigations are up to date, we can issue a prescription for up to 6 months (prescription fees apply).
- To ensure your safety we will need to perform a medical review with you in person at least once per year if you are prescribed any regular medication.
- Many medications require monitoring of certain blood test parameters and vital signs. You will be informed if any such monitoring is overdue and a temporary prescription will then be issued to facilitate having these tests carried out. Upon satisfactory completion, a full prescription can be issued.
- There is no additional cost for temporary prescriptions. This facility exists to ensure safe and appropriate prescribing of medications.
- It is very important to tell us if you have stopped, started or changed any medications, e.g. if you had another doctor or hospital appointment.
- Hospital prescriptions should be forwarded to the surgery so that your medical record can be amended to reflect any change.
- Medical card holders registered with the practice seeking to have hospital prescriptions transcribed for their pharmacy should drop these to the surgery.
- In accordance with Irish Medical Council Guidelines, it is practice policy not to routinely prescribe Benzodiazepines, Opiate analgesia or Z-Class sleeping tablets.
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