Our Policy on Prescriptions

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Medicine
  • We are able to supply you with Prescription Only Medicines, Category V (POM-Vs)
Prescriptions

  • We are happy to provide you with prescriptions for these medicines which can be filled by another veterinary surgeon or a pharmacy
  • Legally we are only able to prescribe POM-Vs for animals "under our care"
  • to comply with this legislation, for pets requiring repeat prescriptions, our policy is to re-examine these pets at least every 6 months (this may vary in individual circumstances)
Costs

  • The standard charge for a re-examination is £37.75
  • the first prescription costs £15.98
  • Subsequent prescriptions written on the same day cost £7.79
Time

if you require a repeat written prescription please allow 48 hours notice and 24 hours notice for normal prescriptions. 

Refund Policy

We are only able to refund blister-packed medication and this can only be done within 28 days of purchase, Unfortunately we are not able to refund any medication purchased under insurance

Please note: 
  • A prescription may not be appropriate if your pet is an in-patient or requires immediate treatment
  • Certain drugs (for instance phenobarbitone) can only be supplied one month at a time by law.
On request we will gladly inform you of the price of any medicines we supply or answer any specific questions you may have regarding prescriptions.