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Always running out of regular medications?

Please keep a stock and order further supplies via EMIS patient access in good time.

If you are collecting from the surgery, please allow 2 working days, for your request to be processed. If you have requested that your prescription be sent to a Pharmacy please allow 3-4 workings before collecting from your Pharmacy.

It is your responsibility to order more medication in good time;

If you run out, we cannot release the duty doctor from more urgent tasks; please understand that for most long term medications, it is safe to leave them off for 48 hours.  Our receptionists will only accept emergency scripts for medication that is dangerous to suddenly stop.   

Do not ring our reception to check where your prescription is; you can check the progress of any script requested using the EMIS patient access.  The system automatically updates once your script is issued.

PLEASE NOTE YOU CANNOT REGISTER FOR THIS SERVICE UNTIL YOU HAVE OBTAINED YOUR LOG IN DETAILS FROM THE SURGERY

 To Register please come into surgery for your log in details. Once you have acquired these then please click this link for Patient Access  https://patient.emisaccess.co.uk/

 

Opening Hours

The surgery is open at the following times

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Monday:8.00 - 6.30pm
Tuesday:8.00 - 6.30pm
Wednesday:8.00 - 6.30pm
Thursday:8.00 - 6.30pm
Friday:8.00 - 6.30pm
Weekends & Bank Holidays:CLOSED

 

 

PLEASE DO

 

  • Check on the NHS Choices website / speak to your local pharmacist to see if a GP appointment is really necessary, as many minor ailments can be treated with self care/ by the pharmacist.
  •  Ring before 10am for a consultation on the same day 
  •  Ring before 10am for a Home Visit for housebound patients 
  •  Ring in between 11am – 6.00pm to pre-book an appointment up to 2 weeks in advance
  • Ring in between 2.30pm– 5.00pm for a test result 
  •   Ring in at anytime to cancel an appointment that you are not able to keep, the sooner the better please
  •  Tell the receptionist that you require a ‘double’ appointment if you feel your problem needs more time with the doctor or nurse or if you have more than one ailment 
  • Provide the receptionist with some information about your problem as they will be able to offer you the most appropriate appointment
  • Ask for the Medicines Manager if you have a query regarding your medication

 

PLEASE DON’T

  • Request a repeat prescription over the telephone
  • Ring in to ask if your prescription is ready
  • Ring in for test results before 2.30pm
  • Ring in later than 10am for a consultation on the day unless it is a problem that cannot wait until the next day
  • Ring in at between 8am - 9am for something that is non urgent, as during this period our telephone lines are busy with people needed urgent on the day appoitnments
  • Book an appointment ‘just in case’
  • Leave it til the last minute to cancel an appointment you cannot attend (your appointment may be marked as a 'did not attend' in this instance as we may be unable to rebook the time slot.)
 
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