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Submit and retrieve prescriptions

Published on 09 July 2021

Find information on prescription submissions, as well as retrieving copies of your submitted prescriptions.

Best practices for prescription submission

There are certain best practices to adhere to when it comes to prescription submission.

They include:

  • securely banding prescriptions before placing in transit bags or boxes
  • remembering to add the health board and contractor number to the parcel
  • keeping separate GP10A Stock order form with invoices/PC70s etc
  • including GP34 Declaration form and recording the forms submitted
  • not using staples or paper clips.

Courier Dates - January 2021 - January 2022

The following outlines courier dates for prescription submission, preceded by the month in question.

Dates for single submission are indicated by an asterisk.

  • June 2021 - Tuesday 22nd (Thursday 3rd*)
  • July 2021 - Tuesday 20th (Tuesday 6th*)
  • August 2021 - Thursday 19th (Tuesday 3rd*)
  • September 2021 - Tuesday 21st (Thursday 2nd*)
  • October 2021 - Tuesday 19th (Tuesday 5th*)
  • November 2021 - Thursday 18th (Tuesday 2nd*)
  • December 2021 - Tuesday 14th (Thursday 2nd*)
  • January 2022 - Thursday 6th*

Retrieve a copy of a submitted prescription

Practitioner Services are happy to provide dispensing contractors with copies of prescriptions submitted for processing.

To obtain a copy of a prescription, please request a prescription retrieval request form from:

Phone: 01506 705101 or 01506 705100 Email: nss.psd-bain-sq-receptn@nhs.scot This service only applies to prescription forms submitted to Bain Square.

Original prescriptions cannot be returned to dispensing contractors.