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Dispensing Information

By law, patients living within 1.6km of the surgery may not have their prescription dispensed by our pharmacy. If you have any queries about this, please ask at reception. 


Please give 48 hours notice for a repeat prescription. Repeats ordered on a Friday will be ready for collection the following Tuesday.


We do not take repeat prescriptions by telephone, except in extenuating circumstances. Requests for repeats may be brought to either the Tollesbury surgery, or use our online system, as described below.

Tollesbury Surgery Dispensary provides a large range of services. Our dispensers are always at hand to provide information about all our services. Feel free to chat with them.

  • Dispensing and Medicine Advice for NHS and private prescriptions.

  • Repeat Prescription –If you have a repeat NHS prescription for long term condition our on line repeat prescription services could help you manage you medicines and save time.

  • Acute Prescriptions – Dispensers can help you with an urgent one-off prescription.

  • Free home delivery Services, only for those that are housebound for or those elderly patients that don't have any transport, residing in– Tolleshunt D’Arcy, Salcot, Virley, Tolleshunt Knights, Goldhanger, Gt Totham, Lt Totham, Heybridge & Maldon.

  • Return of unwanted Medicines - The dispenser can dispose of your unwanted medicines safely so you don’t have to.

  • Medi Pack Dosage System – If you are having difficulty with your medication forgetting to take them, finding it hard to get the medication out blister packs we can help.

  • Provide Hosiery – we can arrange measurement and fitting.

  • Glucose Blood Testing Monitors – we can provide the monitors free of charge.

  • Health Information – If you are looking for advice Dispensers are happy to help.


The new online system will also allow you to request your prescriptions.

If you already have your access details, then please click here to be taken to the login page.

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