1] You only handed it in 35 seconds ago.
2] It’s out of stock.
3] It’s manufacturer cant supply.
4] We forgot about it when you handed it in earlier.
5] We don’t like you and so haven’t started labelling it yet.
6] After making us look for it for 20 minutes, it turns out that you haven’t actually ordered it.
7] We lost your repeat slip and haven’t ordered your prescription on your behalf.
8] You ordered it and the surgery have not sent it to us.
9] You ordered it and the surgery have sent it to another pharmacy.
10] We have it but have lost it.
11] Pharmacist has filed it in the wrong box.
12] The fridge broke down and your insulin is quarantined.
13] The wholesalers have sent it to the wrong pharmacy.
14] We forgot to order your medication from the wholesaler.
15] We forgot to send the order.
16] The prescription is still waiting to be signed by the doctor.
17] The prescription is not legally written.
18] We have had a power cut.
19] You may have handed it in at 17.59 on Friday but we shut at the weekend and its now 9.01 on Monday morning.
20] You have turned up to the wrong pharmacy to collect it. You are not our patient.