Prescriptions

Repeat Prescriptions

 

Changes due to Coronavirus:

 

Please allow 7-10 working days from ordering your prescription to collecting it from your chosen pharmacy.

 

We issue prescriptions for over 15,000 medicines every month. We need to ensure they are processed by the doctor and pharmacist who know you best. Collecting your prescription from the pharmacy means you can ask them medication related questions and gives our reception staff time to answer phones and assist with queries.

 

How to order:

 

Online - via the link at the top of this page.
We require proof of ID and residency when registering for this service. If any items are "unauthorised" enter them in the free text box at the bottom of the ordering screen.

 

Contact us - If you can't register online you can fill in our contact form. Remember to tell us what medication you need and which pharmacy you would like it sent to.

Medication Reviews

If you are on you regular medication, you will get a reminder on your repeat slip once a year to book a telephone or face-to-face review. At the moment, all reviews are being managed by telephone.

 

Local Pharmacies

Pharmacists can help you manage short-term illness or answer questions about your medicine. 

  • Lloyds - 01968 673633
  • Rowlands (Beatties) - Edinburgh Road 01968 676868
  • Rowlands (McWhinnies) - Precinct 01968 673939
  • Rowlands - Loanhead 0131 440 0511
  • Sainsbury's - Straiton 0131 448 2181

We also now have

  • West Linton Pharmacy 
    Main Street
    West Linton
    Peeblesshire
    EH46 7EE
    Phone: 01968 660212
    They collect on a Monday,Wednesday and Friday.

Minor Ailments Scheme

 

Our local pharmacists can give you advice about minor ailments. This includes cough/cold remedies, painkillers, treatment for rashes, lice, scabies, indigestion, hay fever and anti-allergic remedies.

 

We work closely with our pharmacist colleagues and they ask advice from us if you have symptoms that they can’t treat.

Prescription turnarounds

 

Below is information that shows the turnaround times for the preparation of prescriptions.  This information is based on standard operation and does not account for any unplanned events or significant spikes in demand that could see the turnarounds increase.  We review this information weekly and it is only intended as a guideline on how long a Prescription can take from being handed into Penicuik Medical Practice:

 

 

Emergency*

Urgent*

Max. prep time by Penicuik Medical Practice

Standard -Pharmacy prep time

Total no. Of days until ready

Delivery

Lloyds Precinct

Immediately

Same day

2 working days

5 working days

7 working days

Discuss with Pharmacy

Rowlands Precinct

Immediately

Same day

2 working days

5 working days

7 working days

Discuss with Pharmacy

Rowlands Ed Rd

Immediately

Same day

2 working days

5 working days

7 working days

Discuss with Pharmacy

Roslin

Immediately

Same day

2 working days

2 working days

4 working days

Discuss with Pharmacy

West Linton Pharmacy (delivery to Penicuik)

Not available for delivery, would need to be taken to Pharmacy by patient

Not available for delivery, would need to be taken to Pharmacy by patient

2 working days

2 working days

4 working days

Discuss with Pharmacy

 

*Emergency and urgent prescriptions are identified by Clinicians of Penicuik Medical Practice.  Same day preparation by Penicuik Medical Practice will be dependent on when the request was received that day.