Acute prescriptions may be ordered by phone, by fax, in person or by email. It is not
possible to order acute prescriptions through Emis Access
Acute Prescriptions ordered before 12 noon will be ready for collection after 2pm.
Those ordered after 2pm may not be ready for collection until the following morning
On the patient’s instruction acute prescriptions can be collected on their behalf by
one of the local pharmacies (all prescriptions should be in a sealed envelope when
handed over to the pharmacy runner)
Prescriptions will only be posted out to patients in exceptional circumstances.
Prescriptions will not be "telephoned through" to pharmacies.