Co-op Health

Category: NHS services

Free, with in-app purchases

You can order your repeat prescription from Co-op Health (formally Dimec), and choose how and where you get your medication.

 Download the free app and: 

  • get your medication where you want it – from any pharmacy in England or delivered to any address in the UK  for free
  • order your medication directly from your phone or tablet – Co-op Health links to your GP surgery using an approved NHS connection meaning you can view, order and manage your repeat prescriptions securely
  • get updates about your order every step of the way


Who is it suitable for?

To get your repeat prescriptions from Co-op Health, you must:

  • be 16 or over
  • be registered with a GP in England
  • have medication that’s on a repeat prescription
  • have a delivery address in the UK or be able to collect your medication from a pharmacy in England 

How does it work?

  • tell your GP you want to ‘register for online services’ – they’ll give you unique codes that Co-op Health uses to link you securely to your GP surgery. They might ask to see ID and proof of address
  • download the Co-op Health app, enter the codes and set up your account
  • view your repeat prescriptions and choose the one you want delivered and where to
  • your GP will check your order and Co-op Health will let you know when it's approved
  • get email updates on the progress of your order

Report an issue

You can contact the developer directly to report any issue or if you have any questions about this product.

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How do I access it?

The app is free with in-app purchases from the App Store and Google Play.

Page last reviewed: 04/04/2018
Next review due: 04/04/2021


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