Yoxall Health CentreSavey LaneYoxall, DE13 8PDTel: 01543 472202
These must be authorised by one of the doctors before they can be issued without a consultation. They can be ordered by:
If you have an query please try to make it before 10:30 ( Monday to Friday ) so that your usual doctor can be consulted.
We also provide a home delivery service (conditions apply). Please contact us if you need more information.
Our regular dispensers have all undertaken or are undertaking further training in dispensing. This is an area of work that is increasingly complex and demanding. We are allowed to dispense prescriptions to patients living outside a radius of one mile from a chemist. The Dispensary is open whenever the surgery is open.
Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see a doctor 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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