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FLU CLINIC:

Our Flu Clinic will be held on Saturday 23rd September 2017. Please contact the Surgery to book your appointment now.

From the February 2017 we will be using text message reminders for appointments.

Please ensure the mobile number that we hold on your records is correct.

If you wish to opt out of this service please inform Reception.

OPEN SURGERY CLINICS:

We hold an Open Surgery every Monday morning from 09:00am until 10:20am.

PRESCRIPTIONS:

Please note we DO NOT take prescription requests over the telephone. If you wish to order your medication please bring your request form into the Surgery or speak to your local Pharmacy.

NAMED GP:

Patients have now been allocated an accountable GP, patients can obtain the name of their accountable GP by contacting the practice or by asking at your next appointments with either the Doctor or Nurse. This does not affect your choice of GP in the practice when attending appointments.

Electronic Prescription Service


Available from October 2014 keyboard_stethoscope


This practice will soon be able to offer the Electronic Prescription Service. This means that if you nominate a pharmacy, your GP will send all future prescriptions electronically to your preferred pharmacy.


If you would like to take advantage of this service and haven’t yet completed a nomination form, you should ask your preferred pharmacy to set your nomination. You don’t need a computer to do this.


This will not affect the way that you order / request prescriptions.


Benefits for you




  • If you get a repeat prescription, you will not have to spend your time going to your GP practice each time to pick up your paper prescription. Instead your GP will send it automatically to the place you choose, with less chance of it getting lost.

  • Nearly all pharmacies will be connected to the service, so you will be able to get your medicines from any pharmacy you choose – whether it’s near home, work or the shops.

  • You may not have to wait as long for your prescription items, as often there will be time to get your repeat prescription items ready before you arrive. If any of the medicines on your prescription are out of stock when the pharmacist receives your prescription, they can be ordered in ready for you.



What happens if I do not wish to use the service?


Nothing- you will continue to get paper prescriptions as you do now.


More information


A full list of pharmacies who are offering electronic prescriptions is listed on NHS Choices Website. You will see ‘Electronic Prescription Service Available here’ next to the name of the pharmacy listed.


More information about the Electronic Prescription Service is available from your local pharmacy, at the GP surgery or on-line at www.connectingforhealth.nhs.uk/eps.


Alternatively you can contact PALS on freephone 0800 328 3166 (Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00)

 
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