These can be requested by telephoning the surgery on 028 9331 5837 between 09:00 and 12:30 Monday to Friday. Alternatively you may use the prescription collection and delivery service operated by the following pharmacies in the Carrickfergus area:
- The Health Centre Pharmacy, Carrickfergus Health Centre
- Medicare Pharmacy (Sunnylands, Victoria or High Street)
- Boots Pharmacy, High Street
When using any of these pharmacies, please use the prescription order form that is issued with your repeat prescription. Please give at least 48 hours’ notice and remember to include your name, address, date of birth and name of medication. This information is outlined on the repeat order form issued with prescriptions. Repeat prescriptions can be collected after 16:30 the following day. Alternatively, they can be picked up at one of the above pharmacies 48 hours after completing the re-order form at the pharmacy. Only those items due for renewal will be issued upon request.
Patients can now order repeat prescriptions online by following the link at the top of this page and completing a simple one-off registration. PLEASE NOTE WHEN YOU CLICK ON THE LINK A MESSAGE WILL APPEAR ASKING YOU TO ENTER YOUR PRACTICE ID. YOU SHOULD NOW CHOOSE 'SEARCH' AND ENTER. UNDER THE 'ANY LOCATION' TAB, SCOTCH QUARTER PRACTICE IS LISTED AS CARRICKFERGUS HEALTH CENTRE. ONCE YOU HAVE FOUND THE HEALTH CENTRE, CHOOSE 'SELECT THIS PRACTICE' YOU WILL THEN BE ABLE TO LOG IN USING YOUR USERNAME AND PASSWORD.
Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see a doctor, nurse practitioner or practice nurse at least once a year to review these regular medications and notification should appear on your repeat slip. Please ensure that you book an appropriate appointment to avoid unnecessary delays to further prescriptions.
Under normal circumstances, please do not ask the doctor to process the issue of a routine repeat prescription during a surgery consultation. Please place your order at the front desk before or after your appointment with the doctor so that it can then be processed in line with practice policy.