Forest House Medical CentreTel: 0116 2898111
Warren Lane SurgeryTel: 0116 2898111
Click on the attached information sheet for further information & what medication it may affect that the GP can no longer prescribe.
OTC Exemption list.pdf Hayfever Leaflet.pdf
Options for ordering repeat prescriptions are:
Local Chemist Schemes - All chemists in the surrounding area offer a repeat prescription service.
Post - tick the re-order form and send to the practice with a stamped addressed envelope, please allow 1 week
Handed in at the surgery - Complete the re-order form and put into the prescription request box in the waiting room. If your re-order form has been lost, a hand written request can be made using the forms available in reception.
Via this website -
Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see a doctor, nurse practitioner or practice nurse at least once a year to review these regular medications and notification should appear on your repeat slip. Please ensure that you book an appropriate appointment to avoid unnecessary delays to further prescriptions.
Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs). The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successive Governments have thought it reasonable to charge for those who can afford to pay for their medicines. Prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) offer real savings for people who need extensive medication.
These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.
If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 15 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a PPC.
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website
Please allow 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.
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