The University of Sheffield
University Health Service

Prescriptions

prescription symbolThere is no charge for NHS consultations, however, if your doctor prescribes medication, the charge payable for the prescription at the Pharmacy, from 1st April 2014, is £8.05 per item.

Students aged 18 and under are exempt from Prescription charges.

Electronic Prescription Service

The Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) - A new way to get your medicines.

From Thursday 17th July 2014 we will be using the Electronic Prescription Service. This is an NHS service which allows your GP to send your prescription electronically to the Pharmacy of your choice. Please view the information leaflet on the right hand side for further information

REMEMBER - KEEP YOUR NOMINATED PHARMACY UP TO DATE.

Repeat Prescriptions

If the review date indicated on the prescription has expired, please make an appointment with a doctor. If the review date hasn't expired, prescriptions may be requested in the following ways:-

Please give 48 hours notice before calling to collect your prescription.

Collecting Prescriptions From Weldrick's Pharmacy

UHS Building

Repeat prescriptions not collected by 5.00 pm on Friday evenings may be either collected from and/or dispensed at Weldrick´s Pharmacy (tel 2761321) on Glossop Road, on Saturday mornings between 9.00 am and 1.00 pm. Any uncollected prescriptions will then be returned to the University Health Service the following Monday morning for collection.

If your local pharmacy is closed the Associated Chemists on the Wicker (tel 272 7676) is open as follows:

Weekdays 8.30 am - 10.00 pm
Sundays & Bank Holidays 10.00 am - 8.00 pm