Prescription requests must be made in writing and can be made in a number of ways:
Online - Online services such as patient access
In person - use the pre-printed form attached to your prescription (or a request form available from reception)
By post - Abbey Road Surgery, 1st Floor Alfred Barrow Health Centre, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 2LB with a stamped addressed envelope or a postage stamp
Email - new email address coming soon
Please allow two full working days for prescriptions to be processed (Postal requests may take up to 5 working days) and remember to take weekends and bank holidays into account. In an emergency we will try to provide same day collection.
If you are requesting an item which you have not had for some time please specify in your request the reason why this item is needed. There may be a time delay in processing these types of requests if sufficient information is not supplied in your initial request or the Doctor may wish to speak to you before issuing.
Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see a doctor, nurse practitioner or practice nurse at least once a year to review these regular medications and notification should appear on your repeat slip.
Please ensure that you book an appropriate appointment to avoid unnecessary delays to further prescriptions.
If you have a query regarding your prescription or your medications please telephone the surgery between 8.30am & 13.00pm using option 1 between (Please note: We Do Not Accept Requests for Prescriptions Over The Telephone)