Glenroyd MedicalTel: 01253 953500
Glenroyd Medical CentreTel: 01253 951500
Repeat prescriptions can be ordered online (Patient Access,MyGP App), at the surgery or by post.
If you wish to obtain an urgent prescription the surgery will advise you of their policy, which is to give a warning that this will not be tolerated and that you need to give the practice two working days notice for the prescription to be produced.
To order your prescription online use ‘Patient Access’ (see next tab) or MyGP App.
Alternatively you can order your prescription using the printed order slip provided with your last prescription, tick the items you require and post your request in the prescription box situated next to the entrance at Moor Park Health and Leisure and in the entrance at Whitegate Drive or you may hand your request to a member of staff.
When ordering by post, please allow an additional two working days for first class carriage via the postal service. If you enclose a stamped addressed envelope, your prescription will be returned to you, again please allow an additional two working days for return.
Please state whether you are collecting your prescription from Moor Park or Whitegate Drive Surgery.
Prescription ordering guide
Below is a guide as to when you can expect to collect your prescription according to the day you hand in your request:
DAY REQUEST PUT IN
WHEN YOUR PRESCRIPTION WILL BE READY
Monday BEFORE 12pm
Wednesday AFTER 6pm
Tuesday BEFORE 12pm
Thursday AFTER 6pm
Wednesday BEFORE 12pm
Friday AFTER 6pm
Thursday BEFORE 12pm
Monday AFTER 6pm
Friday BEFORE 12pm
Tuesday AFTER 6pm
Any prescription requests put in after 12pm will not be actioned until the next working day.
Please order your medication no earlier than 1 week before you are due to run out.
Please note we DO NOT take prescription orders over the phone.
Should you need you medication more urgently, please speak with a Receptionist.
In co-operation with EMIS, our computer system supplier, we provide a service that enables you access to your healthcare online with internet bank standard security.
With this service you can
Now you can also
To register for this service, please present to the surgery; where you will be required to complete a consent form. You need to bring with you one form of identification ie passport or photo driving licence.
Once your registration has been accepted the following information shall be provided to you:-
You shall require this information to complete the Patient Access online. Please click on the link below and follow the prompts
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 2019, the charges are:
If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 14 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
Blackpool CCG medicines review have stated that, with immediate effect, the following medicines will no longer be available on prescription on the NHS.
All foods for coeliac disease
All bath/shower products
Moisturisers for dry skin (excluding eczema, psoriasis)
The practice has now started to send prescriptions electronically. EPS is a new NHS Service which allows you the chance to change how your GP sends your prescriptions to the place you choose to collect your medicines or appliances from.
Yes, if you have a stable condition and you:
You need to choose a place for your GP practice to electronically send your prescription to. This is called nomination. You can choose:
Ask any pharmacy or dispensing appliance contractor that offers EPS to add your nomination for you.
Yes you can. If you want to change, speak to your pharmacist or dispensing appliance contractor that offers EPS. Tell them before your next prescription is due or your prescription maybe sent to the wrong place.
Yes. Your electronic prescription will be seen by the same people in GP practices, pharmacies and NHS prescription payment and fraud agencies that see your paper prescription now. Sometimes dispensers may see that you have nominated another dispenser. For example, if you have forgotten who you have nominated ask them to check this for you.
For more information visit www.hscic.gov.uk/epspatients
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