Forge Medical PracticePallion ParkPallionSunderland, SR4 6QETel: 0191 510 9393
SUNDERLAND SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN BOARD (SSCB) IS WORKING WITH PARTNERS ACROSS THE CITY TO RAISE AWARENESS OF GENERAL DOG SAFETY
PATIENTS PLEASE NOTE
FROM 16TH MAY 2018
WE WILL BE UNABLE TO TAKE REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS ORDERS OVER THE TELEPHONE
PLEASE REGISTER FOR ONLINE SERVICES OR ASK AT RECEPTION FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON HOW YOU CAN ORDER YOUR MEDICATIONS AFTER THIS DATE
WASTED APPOINTMENTS MAY 2018
PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK TO FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION:
If your long-term medication has been approved on a repeat prescription basis you can order in a number of ways:
Please note we do not accept requests for Repeat Medication over the telephone.
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.
Please allow two full working days for prescriptions to be processed and remember to take weekends and bank holidays into account.
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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