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Prescriptions in the NHS App

The NHS App gives people who take regularly prescribed medication a quick, easy, and convenient way to request their next batch of medicine.

You can send your request any time of the day or night – no waiting for the practice to be open, no phone calls and no need for extra trips to the practice.

How to request your medication

You will need to download the NHS App to your smartphone if you haven’t already done so.

Then follow the steps below or watch our screen-by-screen guide.

  • Open the NHS App and make sure you are logged in.
  • Tap ‘Repeat Prescriptions ‘in the centre of the homepage
  • You can view or change your nominated pharmacy.
  • Tap the green ‘Continue’ button.
  • You can view your medicines and select any you would like to request.
  • Tap the green ‘Continue’ button.
  • Check you are happy with the details, and tap the green ‘Request prescription’ button
  • You can see what to do next and view the status of your requests

Getting the NHS App

The NHS App is available on iOS and Android. To use it you must be aged 13 or over and registered with a GP surgery in England. Find out more about who can use the NHS App.

📱🤖 – Google Play link for Android phones

📱🍏 – App Store link for iPhones and other Apple/iOS devices

You can also access NHS App services from the browser on your desktop or laptop computer.