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Due to the coronavirus outbreak, how you contact us will be different at the moment. This is to limit face-to-face contact whenever possible and help stop the spread of coronavirus.

Your GP practice is open and if you need to see a GP, please telephone us on 01702 339865. Appointments to see the GP are by invitation only following a telephone triage consultation. You can also call NHS 111. Please do not come to the Surgery unless you have an appointment. If you are asked to come to the Surgery for a face-to-face appointment, please remember to wear a face covering. Thank you.

We are upgrading to the next phase of the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) which will mean that almost all our prescriptions will be processed electronically from 15th July 2020. Electronic prescriptions help save the NHS money. You will receive your prescriptions in the same way as you do now. Read more about EPS on the NHS website.

From Monday 15th June 2020, patients who are attending the surgery will require to wear a face mask. We would ask that you ensure you have your own mask before entering the surgery, as we are unable to provide face masks to our patients 

Local NHS changes to how we prescribe over the counter medications for short term illness and minor ailments: please ask your local pharmacist before making an appointment; buy over-the-counter medicines for minor problems and don't forget you can call NHS 111 for health advice 24 hours a day.

We have a new Patient Participation Group area in the waiting room. Please have a look at the information and fill in the form if you would like to join the group or you can submit the website form or speak to reception to show your interest the PPG. You will recieve details about meetings, talks and other news from your PPG.

To use Electronic Prescribing (EPS), you need to nominate your chosen Pharmacy to allow us to send your prescriptions electronically. You can nominate your pharmacy to us or via the pharmacy of your choice. Please speak to your local Pharmacist or speak to Reception.

Easter is just around the corner and the Practice will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday.  Please ensure you have enough medication to last you through the bank holiday period by making your repeat requests in advance

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Patients on long-term medication can order repeat prescriptions in a number of ways:



    • By Hand – drop your repeat slip in at reception with the required items clearly marked.

    • By Post – send it to us with a stamped addressed envelope if you want us to post it back to you.

    • By Fax – to 01702 224949

    • Online – follow the link at the top of this page and carry out a simple registration.



Alternatively you could enquire whether your local pharmacist would order, collect and even deliver your medication to you. Some pharmacists do offer this service in full or part. Please contact your local Pharmacy or Pharmacy of your choice for this service

Please note we do not accept requests by telephone except in special circumstances for elderly or housebound patients living alone with whom prior agreement has been made with one of the doctors.

Medication Reviews

Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see either a doctor, nurse practitioner or practice nurse at least once a year to review these regular medications.

Please allow 3 full working days between requesting and collecting your medication. For postal requests you should allow 7 days.

 
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