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Prepare for Christmas and check our opening times/ local pharmacies that are open over the bank holiday and information about repeat prescriptions, by clicking here thank you. 


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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/

 

Water/Faecal samples should be brought to the surgery when requested only, and must be brought to the surgery before 11.45am, as they need to be processed and labelled for our lab collection and 12.00pm.

If you are a female with a suspected urinary tract infection, you can be treated by the pharmacy first service, so long as you are/have not:

  • Under 18
  • Over 65
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding 
  • Feverish or are feeling unwell
  • Confused or dehydrated
  • Received treatment in the previous 3 months

If you are male with a suspected urinary tract infection, or are female and any of the above apply, please contact our reception team, we will also likely request you provide a sample.

 
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