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Acute prescriptions

Acute prescriptions can be collected from the surgery on the day they are ordered, the reception staff will advise you what time your prescription will be ready.

Repeat prescriptions

Requests for repeat prescriptions can be made in person at the reception desk, by telephoning the surgery on 02866325638 after 11am or online via the link below (you will need to register for this at reception desk)

Acute prescriptions can be collected at the reception desk on the same day or sent to your selected chemist within 24 hours.

Normal repeat prescriptions should be ordered 48-72 hours in advance and can be sent to your nominated chemist. You may sometimes be asked to see your Doctor before receiving further supplies of medication to check that all is well.

Please note it is not our policy to dispense antibiotics to patients unless they see the Doctor.

Over the counter medications

Paracetamol, ibuprofen, hayfever remedies and eye drops can all be bought over the counter, therefore you do not need to contact your surgery for supplies of these.

The local pharmacist can also supply a range of medications for the following minor ailments: Coldsores, removal of earwax, mouth ulcers and inflammation, oral thrush, head lice, athletes foot, threadworms, vaginal thrush, diarrhoea, dhobie itch. These medications are free of charge.

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