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.

If you have been advised by the surgery that your medication review is due please use this form.

  • ALL UNWANTED and UNUSED medication is to be returned to the pharmacy.
  • NHS England Directive is to reduce costs through wastage and effectiveness of
  • Prescriptions of certain controlled medication cannot be sent electronically.
  • It is the PATIENT’S responsibility to order their repeat medication.
  • You can order your repeat medication up to seven days before it is next due.
  • You must allow 72 hours 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.

Current Medication

Dose/Strength (e.g. mg)
How Many Doses Per Day
Concordance: Do you understand the purpose of each of your medications? *
Compliance: Are you able to take your medication as directed on the labels? *
Efficacy: Are your Medicines EFFECTIVE in controlling your symptoms? *
Side Effects: Have you experienced any side effects which may be attributable to your medication(s)? *
Do any of the following prevent you from being able to take your medication?
Reduce Wastage: Have you stopped taking any medications and can these be removed from your Repeat List?