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