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Flu vaccination appointments are now available to book

 

NOTICE TO PATIENTS REGARDING CORONAVIRUS

We are aware many patients are anxious about the change in guidance from July 19th, and whether they should be wearing a face mask or not. We would like to commit to our continued efforts to safeguard our staff and patients and will be asking for the continued use of masks in all environments at the Practice, including the waiting room, reception, clinical spaces and administrative spaces. May we thank you in advance for your co-operation .

OUR TELEPHONES ARE BUSIER THAN USUAL BUT WE WILL ANSWER YOUR CALL AS SOON AS WE ARE ABLE.

WOLVEY, DISPENSARY HAS NOW RE-OPENDED. DELIVERIES FOR HOUSEBOUND PATIENTS ONLY WILL CONTINUE ON THURSDAY AFTERNOONS. SAPCOTE, AND SHARNFORD SURGERIES REMAIN CLOSED. PLEASE CONTACT BURBAGE SURGERY ON 01455 634879 FOR ENQURIES.

 

PLEASE ACCEPT OUR APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE

BURBAGE SURGERY

 

 

 

 

 

Repeat Prescriptions

Requests should be made on line or by submitting your repeat medication repeat slip.

Patients are no longer able to order your medication via their pharmacy or any nominated 3rd Party unless approved to do so by the Practice.

blue_pillsRepeat prescription request slips may be handed in or posted to the surgery. Your prescription will be ready for you within 10 days. Alternatively, if you supply a stamped addressed envelope, we will forward your prescription to you.

Please mark clearly on your request the items that you require.

It is also possible to request your repeat medication on line, via the link at the top of this page, once you have registered with the practice for on line access.

 

The facility for requesting a repeat prescription by telephone is available to housebound patients and may be arranged after discussion with one of the doctors, the reception manager or practice manager.

Please only request medication that you require. If you do not require an item please do not order it. Sometimes, your doctor or the hospital may alter your repeat medication. It is important, therefore, that patients should keep no more than one month's supply of medication at any time. All medicines carry expiry dates. If you find that the date on your medication has expired, please dispose of this safely.

Generic Medicines

You may find that the name of your medication has been altered on your prescription and your repeat slip. If this happens it is most probably that the doctor has changed your medication from the brand name to the chemical (generic) name for that particular drug in accordance with practice policy. There should be no difference in the drug itself and you should not notice any difference. However, should you wish to discuss this with your doctor, please make an appointment in the usual way.

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.

48_hours.jpgPlease allow 10 full working days for prescriptions to be processed and remember to take weekends and bank holidays into account.

 
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