Reply to post: Re: Three gas guzzling trips coming up

Mandatory electronic prescriptions was the easy bit in NHS paperless plans

Chloe Cresswell

Re: Three gas guzzling trips coming up

For myself, getting a repeat prescription is: Drive to GP (2 miles), order prescription. 2-3 days later, drive to GPs to see if it's ready, if so, take it. Then start the round of walking at the weekend to fill it. My record so far is needing to go to 6 pharmacies, because 5 didn't have it. The 6th had 4 weeks out of a 6 week prescription, and 2 weeks later were able to fill the missing 2 weeks with a different medication.

So I guess I'll be sticking with paper too.

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