Dispensing Review of Use of Medication (DRUM)

We review any regular medication on a repeat prescription annually and wherever possible the doctor will do this without you having to attend the surgery.

  • NHS England Directive is to reduce costs through wastage and effectiveness of
  • It is the patient’s responsibility to order their repeat medication.
  • You can order your repeat medication up to 14 days before it is next due.
  • You must allow 3-5 working days for your repeat prescription to be completed.
Dispensing Review of Use of Medication (DRUM)

Dispensing Review of Use of Medication (DRUM) form

Please use this date format: DD/MM/YYYY.
Any responses we send will go to this email address.
Concordance: Do you understand the purpose of each of your medications? *
Compliance: Do you take your medication as directed on the labels? *
Efficacy: Are your medicines effective in controlling your symptoms? *
Side Effects: Do you suffer from any side effects from any of your medication? *
Do any of the following prevent you from being able to take your medication?
Reduce Wastage: Have you stopped taking any medication that can be removed from your repeat list?
Do you use your medications in date order, using the previous issue up before you start on the new issue?