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PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS

We cannot reply to E-Mails

We cannot accept telephone prescription requests



In order to eliminate the possibility of errors in your medication we require prescription requests to be in writing or by ticking the boxes on your prescription request form.

Please post your completed prescription request form (blank forms are available if you do not have one) into the red box that is situated in the front vestibule area, or post through our letter box if we are closed.


We accept requests by fax to 0131 660 5038.


We also accept prescription and fit note extension requests via email

 click here to email  

OR

send an email to the following address:

prescription.s77200@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk


please ensure you include the following in the body of your text :-


*Collect your prescription from the surgery and take it to any pharmacy

Or

Arrange with Danderhall Pharmacy to collect this on your behalf

(PLEASE ALLOW THEM EXTRA TIME FOR THIS)

Or

Provide the surgery with a stamped, addressed envelope and we will post your prescription out

                            

In all cases please allow us at least 48 working hours for prescriptions to be  processed


    When emailed/posted?          When Ready?

     Monday before 6pm              Wednesday Afternoon

     Tuesday before 6pm              Thursday Afternoon

     Wednesday before 6pm         Friday Afternoon

     Thursday before 6pm            Monday Afternoon

     Friday before 6pm                 Tuesday Afternoon

     Saturday                                 Wednesday Afternoon

     Sunday                                   Wednesday Afternoon




WE ALSO NOW ACCEPT REQUESTS FOR EXTENSION OF FIT NOTES.  IF YOU HAVE SEEN A GP ABOUT YOUR EXISTING CONDITION AND HAVE ALREADY BEEN ABSENT FROM WORK FOR 7 DAYS (AND COMPLETED A SELF CERTIFICATE) PLEASE COMPLETE THIS FORM AND POP IT INTO THE PRESCRIPTION/FIT NOTE BOX IN THE SURGERY OR EMAIL IT TO THE ABOVE EMAIL ADDRESS.