Prescriptions

Patients registered with the practice may be able to request a renewal of their prescription without the need for a consultation with their GP. Please note that this service is for renewals only, not for requesting a new medication.

All requests for renewals must now be in writing via email, or by dropping in a renewal form.

This is a legal requirement, therefore our reception staff can no longer accept requests over the phone. This maximises patient safety, and will ensure that patients are aware of the medications they are prescribed.
Prescription renewals are not a simple, automated process. It requires extensive collaboration between patients, GP's, reception staff and pharmacists. Your co-operation with our reception staff in this process is greatly appreciated.

Please note that this is not a same-day service. Allow 48 hours or 2 business days for your renewal request to be processed by your GP and sent to the pharmacy of your choice.

**Repeat prescriptions will incur an administration fee.

Renewing your prescription


If you require a renewal of your prescription, please choose from one of the following options:

Request by email:
State your name, date of birth, list of medications (including dose), duration (eg 3 months), and pharmacy of your choice. Alternatively, scan or screenshot the completed form available below.
info@miltownmalbaymedical.ie

Return in person or by post:
Complete our repeat prescription form (see below) and return it to us via post, directly to reception, or into the drop box at front door.

Miltown Malbay Medical Centre
Spanish Point Rd,
Poulawillin,
Miltown Malbay,
Co. Clare

Download repeat prescription form

Medical card

Prescribed drugs and medicines are covered by the medical card. Some prescription charges apply to most medical card holders.

Other schemes

Under the Long Term Illness Scheme, people suffering from certain conditions can get free drugs, medicines and medical and surgical appliances for the treatment of that condition.The Health Amendment Act Card provides drugs and medicines for people who have contracted Hepatitis C directly or indirectly through the administration of blood products or transfusions.

Drugs payment scheme

If you are not covered by the medical card or any of the schemes listed above, you can register for the Drugs Payment Scheme which limits the monthly cost of prescription medicines.