Hub Appointments With GP's & Other Health Care Professionals
If you're a patient with a chronic, complex or long term condition then in order to ensure your continuity of care it is important that you are seen by your GP here at the surgery.However, patients with non-chronic problems may get an appointment with a GP or other health care professional far more quickly or at short notice at one of the community hubs.
Monday to Friday 6.30pm - 8.00pm at Parkview Medical Practice
Saturday 8.00am - 12.00 at St Mary's Health Centre
Sunday 9.00am to 12.00am at Briarwood Medical Centre
The service offered is for pre-booked appointments and also a limited amount of appointments which are bookable on the day.Please note that once hub availability is full, you may be directed to an alternative service.
In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and/or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.
The surgery has a computerised system for repeat prescriptions. There are several ways to order :
Please allow two working days for the surgery to prepare your repeat prescription, this includes internet requests. Working days are Mon - Fri and exclude weekends and bank holidays
Please note that repeat prescriptions will only be issued for medication previously prescribed and authorised as a repeat by a doctor. Repeats are not normally authorised for antibiotics, contraception or painkillers. For these you may make an appointment with a clinician.
Your health is your responsibility. This includes the ordering of repeat prescriptions in time. Emergency appointments will not be allocated in order to obtain repeat 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.
From 1 April 2017, the charges are:
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.
Copyright 2006 - 2018 My Surgery Website | Privacy & Usage | Edit | Staff Home | Site Map | Accessibility | Site T&C's | Service T&C's