West Street Health CentreWest Street, AspatriaCumbria, CA7 3HHTel: 016973 20209
You may obtain a repeat prescription by telephone, post,in person or by registering on the website.
Please telephone our prescription line on 016973 22491 and leave your name, date of birth and medication request. You can leave a message on this devoated prescription line 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
With each prescription you will receive a tear off repeat prescription ordering slip to help you re-order. Tick the items you require and drop it in the prescription request post box located in the waiting room.
If you're posting it please remember to enclose a SAE and we will post your prescription back to you. Allow plenty of time for the postal delivery service.
On the website:
You can register to use our online facilities, by accessing the link at the top of this page or by calling into the surgery and asking to be set up with Emis Access.This enables you to leave your prescription request 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
When ordering by any of the above methods please indicate where you wish to collect your prescription from, either the practice or the pharmacy. Please also remember to allow 48 hours between ordering and collecting.
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