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NHS HEALTH CHECKS

If you are aged 40 - 74 you are entitled to a free Health Check, It is important to get your health checked, especially if you do not visit the doctors very often. Please call the surgery to book an appointment.

Repeat Prescriptions

Repeat prescriptions can be requested by registering at https://www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/nhs-services/the-nhs-app/  for our online service and order your repeat medication.

Click on the link for a presentation on the NHS App https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nRhmJ_tlI4

If you do not have access to a computer please either call after 11am on 024 76 542192 or drop the right hand side of the prescription into reception.

Collections

Due to COVID-19 prescriptions can only be collected Monday-Friday between 11am-12.30pm and Tuesday and Thursday between 5pm-6pm. Prescriptions will be given to you at the side of the building.

Prescriptions can be collected from the surgery . We also operate a delivery service to Ryton and the surrounding villages on a Monday and Thursday morning, this facility is for those that are without transport. Please inform the receptionist or indicate on a note which collection point you wish to use.

Some items are available only on private prescription for which there is an additional charge. The doctor or nurse will advise you where this applies.

Dispensary

Patients who live over a mile from a chemist are able, if they wish, to obtain their medication from the surgery. Alternatively, you may choose to have your prescription dispensed at any community pharmacy of your choice.

Medication Reviews

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.

 
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