PrescriptionsThere is no charge for NHS consultations, however, if your doctor prescribes medication, the charge payable for the prescription at the Pharmacy is £8.40 per item, at the time of writing.

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


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.

  • Via Patient Access - Ask Reception for your PIN to register or email Your email request must come from your University of Sheffield email account and include you full name, date of birth and address.
  • Via the repeat prescriptions online form
  • By returning the right hand side of your prescription to reception (by hand, internal mail or by post)

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