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prescription exemption certificate

(12 Posts)
mopsytop Wed 22-Jun-11 08:27:38

Does anyone know how long these take to arrive? I sent mine off 2 weeks ago and no sign of it.

apples82 Wed 22-Jun-11 08:29:18

I think mine came after about 3 weeks, pretty lax, but it's worth waiting for as you then don't have to pay smile

silverangel Wed 22-Jun-11 09:15:36

Mine came through after about a week...

nunnie Wed 22-Jun-11 09:25:16

Haven't sorted one this time because DS's is still in date till October, think mine came through within a couple of weeks originally.

edwinbear Wed 22-Jun-11 09:41:13

mine came after about a week - I'm in London.

Eifos21 Wed 22-Jun-11 09:44:27

Mine came after a week but that was after the second time I sent the form.
Waited over 6 weeks beforehand only to find out they had lost my form.
Worth checking if you haven't received it soon.
I am also in London.

kri5ty Wed 22-Jun-11 09:46:11

I am still waiting for mine.. but my chemist say i should just tick the box for it anyway... as when it eventually does come it'll be backdated tot he 1st of the month x

yummymango Wed 22-Jun-11 09:47:14

Mine came in 3 or 4 weeks - but they never ask to see it so just tick the box!

CBear6 Wed 22-Jun-11 09:58:41

It depends how many they're processing at any given time I think as I've had one back within a week before and another time it took a month. If you're concerned ring them and check they actualy have it.

As others have said though, tick the box on the prescription regardless - it's checked against your medical records somewhere along the line anyway.

Pamsie Wed 22-Jun-11 10:02:27

Mine took about 3 weeks to come. I would chase it up if you haven't received it within 3 weeks I would say.

emmazed Wed 22-Jun-11 17:20:08

mine took quite a few weeks, at least a month i would think (i am in London)

mopsytop Fri 24-Jun-11 13:49:25

it arrived!

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