Receiving a prescription

Receiving a prescription

When a pharmacy first receives a prescription, they must check that the prescription is valid and that the prescriber has prescribed within their remit. For prescriptions presented in England or English prescriptions presented in Wales, pharmacy teams must also collect the NHS prescription charge, unless the patient is exempt. Please click one of the options below for further information:

 

Is This
Prescription
Form Valid?

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How to
Identify
Prescriber
Codes

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Who Can
Prescribe
What?

What Does
the Patient
Pay?

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Exemptions
From the
Prescription
Charge

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Prescription
Charge
Refunds



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