• Private prescriptions cost & legality
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    Private Prescriptions: Cost, Legality & Important FAQ

    What is a private prescription? A private prescription is a term used to describe a medication prescription which is not covered under the National Health System (NHS), although it can be written by an NHS doctor or another qualified prescriber. In this post, I will be looking at some common questions surrounding private prescriptions, including: obtaining private prescriptions legality expiry times private prescriptions cost Private prescriptions: how to get one? There are many ways of getting private prescriptions. Private prescriptions from a GP Your GP can issue a private prescription; however, in primary care settings, GP may not issue private prescription as an alternative to NHS FP10 prescription. In practice, this means that only limited…