The Poplars Medical Centre202 Partington LaneSwintonManchester, M27 0NATel: 0161 794 6237
Repeat prescriptions must be ordered by bringing or sending a repeat prescription slip to the surgery or by using the online prescription request system Access the online appointment and prescription system.
If you wish for your prescription to be posted to you then please include a stamp-addressed envelope with your prescription request.
The number of hours from requesting a prescription to availability for collection by the patient is 48 hours (excluding weekends and bank/local holidays).
If you are interested in this service, please complete the form below and return it to the practice. We will contact you in the near future with details of how to register.
Vision Online Registration Form
If you are already signed up to our online services you can log on below
Access the online appointment booking and prescription request system
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 15 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
Please allow 2 working days, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone 0161 794 6237
Prescription requests posted at the surgery
Repeat prescription requests will only be actioned if they are posted in the script box 2 working days before they are due.
(The “working days” are when the surgery is open- Monday to Friday)
Any posted prior to that time will not be actioned and will be destroyed
Prescriptions will be available for collection after 5.30pm
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