One‐off Private Prescription Online Service

Your prescription delivered straight to you

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How it works


Place order

Tell us a few details we need to process your order


Post prescription

Send your prescription to the free post address provided when you place your order


Receive your delivery

Your medicine will be delivered to you or to a post office near you*

If you have an NHS prescription you can place your order using our NHS One‐off Prescription Service.

You can also get a private prescription for certain conditions from our online clinics.

Your prescription will be ready within two working days of us receiving your prescription.*

*Subject to stock availability


  • No need to visit a pharmacy because we’ll post your prescription to you in discreet packaging
  • You can collect Boots Advantage Card points
  • You can order veterinary medicines online

You will need

  • A valid prescription from a UK registered prescriber like a GP
  • Patient details
  • Medicine details

How long will this process take?

Less than 5 minutes

Prescription charges

There are charges which apply to private medicines and these vary depending on the medicine. The price for each private prescription will be shown next to each medicine before you place your order.

If you order your private prescription online, we’ll deliver your medicines free of charge if the total cost of your order is over £45. If your total order is less than £45 you will pay £3.50 postage cost.

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