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General Data Protection Regulations -GDPR (effective from 25th May 2018)

We are currently updating our policies and ensuring we comply with GDPR- updates can be found on our policies page under the tab of GDPR.  

Physiotherapy services

Patients may now self refer for a consultation with a choice of providers, this can be found under Clinics & Services - follow the link under nursing services.

Staff Training:

The Health Centre will be closed from 12:30 midday, for staff training, on the following afternoons:  Wed 6th June 2018, Wed 5th September 2018.

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Repeat Prescriptions

 

red_pills_bottleIf you require medication on a regular basis this may be added to a Repeat Prescription, so that it may be obtained without seeing a doctor. It is important that repeat prescriptions are monitored and reviewed annually, to ensure that the medication is still appropriate.

Sometimes a note will be added to your prescription requesting that a review is arranged before your next repeat prescription is due.

Repeat prescriptions timescales:

For the Dispensary please allow 3 working days from making the request into the Practice before collection.

For all other prescription requests please allow 5 working days from making the request into the Practice before collection. 

(please allow extra days if affected by Bank Holidays).

How to undertake this request: 

  • Use your current repeat prescription slip or complete a request form, available in the foyer or at the Dispensary.
  • Place your request form in the collection box in the Health Centre, post it to the surgery or fax it to us on 01477 532563.
  • Request your repeat medications using our online system.
  • Send an e:mail to:

                hchcscripts@nhs.net or

               hchcdispensary@nhs.net if a dispensary patient

The Dispensary and the Chemist offer a delivery service for patients who have difficulty collecting their medication.

 

To ensure that you recieve the correct repeat medication and avoid waste, please complete your repeat slip correctly.

  • Only order the medication you need
  • Place a tick against the items you require
  • Do not use a cross as this can be confusing
  • If you require all the items on your repeat please tick them all
  • A blank form will not be processed

 


If you find yourself without medication when the Health Centre is closed there are a number of options. Have your prescription details available to refer to: 

  • Telephone the Eastern Cheshire Out of Hours service (telephone 01625 502999) to speak to a doctor or nurse for advice.
  • Telephone NHS 111 (dial 111) for advice
  • Speak to a pharmacist

We recommend you always order your medication one week before you’re due to run out.

 
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