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Houston SurgeryTel: 01505 613240
Bridge of WeirTel: 01505 612555
Why not register to view, book and cancel your appointments online and be able to order your repeat prescriptions from the same system.
Just ask at reception.
Click the icon below to activate your registration / log in.
To receive appointment reminder text alerts please update us with your mobile phone number.
Repeat prescriptions will have a 48 hour turn around from the time of request and further processing time from your chosen pharmacy. Please order your prescription bearing this in mind and leaving enough time for processing.
To request a prescription via telephone, please call the surgery and press option 3
You will be given a counterfoil with your repeat prescription. When you require your next repeat prescription, post the counterfoil in our prescription box, located in the reception area at Houston and the porch area at Bridge of Weir, indicating the items required.
Our repeat prescriptions are computerised, allowing efficient monitoring of prescribing.
Alternatively, you may post your request to the surgery with a stamped addressed envelope for posting your prescription to you, or you may order your prescription online via Patient Access. Details are available from reception staff. Patient Access also allows online booking of appointments.
Boots in both Houston and Bridge of Weir can make arrangements to order and manage your prescription requests.
If you wish your prescription to be collected by Kilbarchan Pharmacy or Penman's in Johnstone please make the pharmacies aware of this.
If you experience any problems using the online repeat prescription ordering service please telephone 01505 613240.
Please note that it is the patient's responsibility to ensure logins and passwords are kept secure. Any breach of this security may result in your ability to order online being withdrawn.
If you are registered to book appointments online, we now offer the ability to view and order your repeat medications through the same system. Please be aware that this facility is only for ordering medications which are on your repeat medication list. Please use the comments box at the bottom of the prescription ordering screen for entering where you wish to pick up the prescription.
Our current online prescription ordering service will continue to be available through our website for those not registered for online appointment booking.
Please click below to access this service.
From April 2011, NHS prescriptions are now free of charge to patients living in Scotland.
All repeat prescriptions require 48 hours for processing from the time of your request. If you experience any problems with this service please contact the practice manager at Houston Surgery on 01505 613240.
If you have requested your prescription to go to one of the pharmacies for collection please ensure the pharmacy knows and allow an additional 24 hours.