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NHS Prescriptions

 

Medical Specialists Pharmacy now provides NHS prescription services.
You can find out more about these services on this page.




NHS Paper Prescription

Have you got an NHS prescription from your GP and you are too busy to go to a pharmacy to hand your NHS prescription in, we might be of help to you as we can arrange to dispense your medication and have it delivered to you as from 2nd April 2012.

  • Register as a new patient to set up your account with us or sign in if you are an existing customer.
  • Enter your prescription and payment information (where applicable)
  • Post your origional NHS paper prescription to us.
  • As soon as we receive your prescription, we’ll deliver your medication.

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NHS Electronic Prescription (EPS)

Our Electronic Prescription Service is an easy and convenient way to get your medicines and will be available from Medical Specialists Pharmacy from 2nd April 2012.

  • Click the 'Get Started' button below.
  • Fill in your details for the nomination form.
  • We will send the nomination form to your GP.
  • Your GP will send an electronic prescription to us
  • As soon as we receive your electronic prescription, we’ll deliver your medication.
  • Keep track of your prescription medication online.

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NHS Electronic Prescription Service (EPS)

NHS Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) will soon be available through Medical Specialists Pharmacy web site.

This service makes it easier and more convenient to get your medicines, as your prescriptions can be sent electronically by your GP to Medical Specialists Pharmacy and we can dispense your medicine to you through our delivery system.

Our EPS is best suited for you if you:

  • Don’t want to go to the surgery every time to collect your repeat prescription
  • Don't want to go to your local pharmacy each time
  • Prefer to have your prescription sent electronically by your GP to us
  • Prefer to have your medication discreetly dispensed in the post to you
  • Wish to use an internet pharmacy
  • Are not at home throughout the day and prefer to have your medication delivered to your place of work, or some other suitable address.

Your electronic prescription will only be seen by your GP and our pharmacist.

How can you use EPS?

You need to choose a place for your doctor to send your prescription electronically. This is called nomination. You can nominate Medical Specialists Pharmacy to dispense your medicine, by registering on our website.

How do you know if your doctor offers this service?

The service is being rolled out to doctors by Primary Care Trusts (PCTs). To find out if your PCT is already doing this please visit the NHS Choices website.

If you have any problems with your EPS nomination or in completing your prescription order, please do contact us at nhs-prescriptions@medical-specialists.co.uk or call us on 0161 762 9108 between 9am and 5pm Monday – Friday.

How do you find out further information on health issues?

The NHS have created an interactive, informative website called NHS Choices, some of their popular pages are listed below for you to visit when looking for further health related matters:-

  • This section allows you to choose parts of the human anatomy or select various categories regarding medicines, symptoms, quck answers and information regarding clinical trials.

  • The Live Well section gives helpful and informative information regarding eating healthier, understanding diet and improving your whole well being.

  • Created to allow you to find a whole host of NHS services close to your location, with additional information such as GPs, Dentists, NHS Information Departments regarding diabetes, hip replacements. Also, this will show GP surgeries that offer EPS2 (Electronic Prescription Service) so that you can have your prescription electronically sent to pharmacies, like ours, so that we can dispense your prescription medication and have it delivered to an address of your choice.


What our NHS Patients thought about our service

During October, we've asked our NHS patients to complete a questionaire regarding our NHS services. The summary information is as follows:-

    Top areas of performance


  • How satisfied were you with the time it took to provide your prescription or any other NHS service?
    100% satisfied with our service

  • Did you have to wait long to be served?
    100% satisfied with our service

  • Having someone available where you can speak without being overheard?
    100% satisfied with our service

  • Whilst speaking with our staff (Polite/Helpful/Service from Pharmacist/Service from Staff)?
    100% satisfied with our service

  • Whilst speaking with our staff (Efficient Service/Staff Overall)?
    100% satisfied with our service

  • Overall rating of our pharmacy taking into account staff and service provided?
    100% satisfied with our service

  • Areas in greatest need for improvement


  • Advice on Stop Smoking?
    100% satisfied with service
  • Our intention is to promote the Stop Smoking campaign on our website and to also sign post NHS Choices website and promote Stoptober during October.


  • Advice on Healthy Eating?
    50% satisfied with service
  • Our intention is to promote healthy eating on our website during the National Cholesterol Week to help patients reduce their Cholesterol levels.


  • Advice on Physical Exercise?
    50% satisfied with service
  • Our intention is to promote Physical Exercise via our News Stories on our website encouraging patients to live a healthier lifestyle.


  • Areas within control of our pharmacy?
  • Promoting healthy lifestyle.


  • Areas outside control of our pharmacy?
  • None.


    Age range of respondents


  • Aged 16 - 19 - 0%
  • Aged 20 - 24 - 50%
  • Aged 25 - 34 - 0%
  • Aged 35 - 44 - 0%
  • Aged 45 - 54 - 50%
  • Aged 55 - 64 - 0%
  • Aged 65+ - 0%

  • Profile of respondents


  • This is the pharmacy that the respondent chooses to visit if possible
    50% of our respondents

  • This is one of several pharmacies that the respondent uses
    50% of our respondents

  • This pharmacy was just convenient on the day for the respondent
    0% of our respondents

 

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