Notice to Clients
Requiring Written Prescriptions


Legally the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons require the patient needing repeat prescriptions to be assessed by a veterinary surgeon every 6 months, or more frequently if the prescribing vet deems it necessary. There will be a consultation fee for a vet re-examination.

You can obtain prescription-only medication from your Veterinary Surgeon or request a written prescription and obtain these from another veterinary surgeon or a pharmacy.

Your Veterinary Surgeon may only prescribe POM-V medications to animals under their care.

The practice required 2 working days notice to authorise and dispense a repeat prescription or written prescription

Written prescriptions are not suitable for an in-patient or a patient requiring immediate treatment

There will be a fee associated with a written prescription that can be given upon request

Information on prices of medications prescribed will be given upon request