Waddesdon Surgery

Goss Avenue, Waddesdon, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP18 0LY

Telephone: 01296 658 585

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Medication & Prescriptions

Requesting Medication

The right hand slip on your prescriptions shows the authorised repeats available. Please tick and initial each item you require. You can post or deliver the slip to your surgery. If you are ordering using your Repeat Prescription Request slip please ONLY tick the medicines you need. Please put a line through the items that you do not need. If you do not have your repeat slip available, the dispensary can provide you with a copy.

For reasons of confidentiality we are unable to take repeat prescription requests over the telephone and request patients either send in their repeat slip or come to the surgery and place your request in the prescription box. All requests for medication or repeat prescriptions require at least 4 working days notice.

Please note that we ask for at least 5 working days to process repeat prescriptions before a bank holiday.

Online ordering is also available. Please use: NHS PortalNHS App or Patient Access to find out more abut ordering medication online and how to do this.

You are able to request repeats a set number of times before your Doctor needs to review your records. If your last prescription showed that you have reached the limit on your medication cycle (i.e. 6/6) this means your prescription has EXPIRED and you have collected the final issue. In this instance:

– You may be required to have a test,

– You may be asked to see your Doctor, or

– If none of the above are required we will automatically submit a request for your GP to reauthorise a new prescription ready for you to order next month.

If you’ve arranged to collect your medication or prescription from a pharmacy, please ensure you allow sufficient time for processing.

If you wish your prescription to be posted please provide a stamped self -addressed envelope.



At Waddesdon Surgery we are committed to providing high quality care to all our patients. One of those aims is to provide cost effective prescribing and reduce waste.

To comply with guidelines the practice operates a 28 day prescribing policy. This may mean 28 days for most drugs or 63 days for contraception and HRT.

A dispensing service is offered to all patients.

We offer weekly delivery to the post offices in Quainton and Grendon underwood.

For further information on this service please contact the Surgery.


We require at least 3 workings days to process repeat prescriptions and at least 4 working days’ notice, before a bank holiday. Please also check with your Pharmacy as different waiting times may apply.

Prescriptions ordered after 6pm cannot be dealt with until the next working day.

Prescriptions or medications will last for one month as per Department Of Health guidelines and repeat prescriptions will need to be ordered.


Prescription Charges and Exemptions

Extensive exemption and remissions arrangements protect those likely to have difficult 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.  From April 1st 2021, the NHS charge for a single prescription item will be £9.65.

Prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) offer real savings for people who need extensive medication. If you are on 2 monthly medications or more it is more cost effective to purchase a PPC and the charges of these are:

  • 3 Month PPC                  £31.25
  • 12 Month PPC                £111.60
  • HRT Annual                    £19.30

To apply for a pre-payment certificate online visit https://services.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/buy-prescription-prepayment-certificate or contact 0300 330 1341. Details also available on our website www.waddesdonsurgery.nhs.uk.

Telephone advice and order line 0845 850 0030

General Public – Buy or Renew a PPC On-line

There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website

Order your prescriptions

  • Repeat Prescriptions

    Please allow 4 full working days (5 at busy times of the year) for prescriptions to be processed and remember to take weekends and bank holidays into account.

    Repeat prescriptions can be requested in several ways:

    • You can use one of the online platforms such as Patient Access, Evergreen Life or the NHS App 
    • You can complete the prescription request form below
    • You can drop a request in at the surgery

    Please ensure you state your name, date of birth and specific names of the medications you require if using the below form.

  • Prescription Request Form

  • If there are any problems with issuing your prescription, we may call you to let you know.
  • Please click the + button to add additional rows.
  • Please tell us where you would like to collect your prescription from.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:00am to 12:30pm
    01:30pm to 06:30pm
  • Tuesday
    08:00am to 12:30pm
    01:30pm to 06:30pm
  • Wednesday
    08:00am to 12:30pm
    01:30pm to 06:30pm
  • Thursday
    08:00am to 12:30pm
    01:30pm to 06:30pm
  • Friday
    08:00am to 12:30pm
    01:30pm to 06:30pm
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
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