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Practice prescribing policy

pills1When prescribing medicines to you, we are committed to quality and cost effectiveness.  We will try to optimise your individual treatment, balancing this against the need to spread fairly the NHS cash limited resources.  We operate a 28-day dispensing policy in accordance with national guidelines.

You can help us to help you by being careful to take your medication as directed and by reading any patient advice leaflet that is often enclosed with your medicine and reporting back any side-effects as necessary.

Repeat prescriptions

If you require repeat medication, please use your repeat prescription slip, which can be left at reception, posted or faxed to the surgery.  Telephone requests for repeat prescriptions are not accepted. If you require your prescription to be posted, please include a stamped addressed envelope.

Please allow up to 48 hours (2 working days) to collect a prescription from the surgery.

Electronic Prescribing

We are now using Electronic Prescribing in the practice.  More information on this service can be accessed through the website below:

EPS - patient leaflet

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