St Nicholas' SurgeryTel: 01964 613221
St Patrick's SurgeryTel: 01964 613221
Roos SurgeryTel: 01964 613221
Practice Merger Announcement
The practice will be closed for training on Wednesday 25th April from 12 noon. If you are in need of medical assistance whilst we are closed please call 111. Please ensure you collect all your medication before we close. We will re-open as normal at 8.00am for emergencies Thursday 26th April.
We are pleased to announce that we now have late night opening on Tuesdays and Wednesdays to 8pm for nurse and Healthcare Assistant appointments. We hope this will prove beneficial to patients who struggle to make a day time nurse appointments. You can see our Healthcare Assistants Evie, Danielle & Jessica for the following: BP's, Healthchecks, Dementia Screening, Vascular checks, Stroke/TIA checks, Hearing Tests, Mental Health Reviews, Dopplers, B12 injections, ECG's.
A small number of online appointments are available to book. This includes onlline booking for telephone appointments.
We now offer patients limited access to their medical records. We will have further information about this on our website shortly. Please note you will need to provide photographic ID to get the required log on. Please ask reception for more information.
Should you need to take medicines on a regular basis, your doctor will give you a repeat prescription form. On the form you will find your name, your address, your computer number and the lists of medicines you take regularly. Only medicines on the form can be issued without seeing a doctor.
Repeat prescriptions may be requested by:
Please allow a minimum three working days for repeat prescriptions to be processed and signed before collecting. It helps our staff and our clinicians if you order your prescription a week before you run out of medication.
We no longer accept telephone orders for reasons of patient safety
Prescription prepayment certificates (PPC) are available in England and they can save you money.
Prescription costs as of April 1 2017
NHS prescription costs
PPCs are available by 10 monthly direct debit instalment payments. The prescription prepayment certificates allow anyone to obtain all the prescriptions they need for £2 per week.
Find out more about the prescription prepayment certificate.
You can get free NHS prescriptions if, at the time the prescription is dispensed, you:
You are also entitled to free prescriptions if you or your partner (including civil partners) are named on, or are entitled to, an NHS tax credit exemption certificate or a valid HC2 certificate (full help with health costs), or you receive either:
For more information surrounding prescription charges click here.
We are only permitted to dispense for patients living more than one mile from the nearest pharmacy or those patients staying in the area temporarily. Please allow 72 hours before collection of your medicines. If applicable, proof of exemption from prescription charges will be needed if you are aged between 16 and 60.
If you meet the housebound criteria or find it difficult to collect your medication from our surgeries please speak to our dispensing team to see how we can help you. We have a limited delivery service available.
Should you pay prescription fees we expect payment of these fees prior to dispatching the medication.
Insulin, controlled drugs and injectable medication cannot be posted.
Mr Steve Williets is our practice pharmacist and can provide expert advice on your medication. He is available by appointment for your annual medication review. If you have a query with your medication Dispensary can organise for Mr. Williets to contact you rather than booking an appointment to see your GP. He does our medication reviews and in cetain situations can also prescribe.
On occasions a medication you are on might be altered by recommendation from the Meds Management team at the CCG . This is usually when there are equally effective but cheaper alternatives available. If you receive information from the practice about such a change Mr Williets will be available to discuss the changes with you.
Please allow 72 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.
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