These are prescriptions for medications that you take for a short period of time, or when just starting a new medication until the GP has decided if you should continue on it.
After a consultation a prescription issued by the GP can be dispensed right away if we have the item in stock, or within 1-2 days if we need to order it.
Alternatively you are welcome to take the prescription to a pharmacy elsewhere if you wish.
If there is a medication you have had in the past and would like again a request for this will be put to the GP who will issue it if they think it is appropriate, or ask you to make an appointment to discuss it further. You can request an "Acute Prescription" using any of the methods used to request repeats.