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Surgery Closure for Staff Training!

As a Practice we need to continuously ensure all of the Practice Team have the necessary skills and knowledge base.

With this in mind, we will be closed on the 1st Wednesday of every month from 1.00 - 2.00 pm.

Should you telephone the surgery during this time, please follow the message instructions.

 

The surgery will issue your medication every 28 days.  This is in

line with national and local guidance due to safety and wastage.

 

You can order your repeat presciptions in the following ways: medication7

  • Online. If you would like to order repeat medication on line you will need a unique username and password. This can be obtained from reception. Once you have your username and password, follow the hyperlink above.
  • By post
  • In person - new presciption box at reception,
  • Fax -  you may fax a request to  01953 850581

 

Whichever system is used, please ensure your requirements are clearly indicated.

 

The  elderly and housebound can telephone a prescription request on 01953 850237 between 2.00pm and 4.00pm (Monday-Friday). 

 

Please allow two working days for the prescription request to be processed, giving sufficient notice before the medication runs out.

 

Prescriptions requested more than one week early will NOT be dispensed early unless the dates involve pharmacy closures such as Bank Holidays, or personal holidays. Please put a note on the request if that is the case.

 

In the interests of safe patient care, the patient must have an annual medication review with the doctor to assess needs and to check the effect of the prescribed medication.  Should this review not take place a repeat medication cannot be guaranteed. The computerised printout of the medication list clearly states when the review is due. Please ensure an appointment is made for this time to ensure that you do not run out of your medication.

 

For information about the Prescription Prepayment Certificate (PPC) please click  here

 

PLEASE ONLY ORDER WHAT YOU NEED .  Unused prescription medicines cost the NHS in the UK an estimated £300million every year.

 

Hospital Admissions

 

We would like to inform patients who are going into hospital that they need to take with them an UP TO DATE list of all their medication. Please ask at reception and they will be happy to provide this for you. 

 

 
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