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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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Prescriptions Charges and Exemptions

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.


NHS charges

From 1 April 2017:

The current prescription charge is £8.60 per item (£17.20 per pair of elastic hosiery).

If you need more than 12 prescribed medicines each year , you could save money with a 12-month prepayment certificate (PPC), which cost £104.00

You can also buy a three-month prepayment certificate PPC (costing £29.10), which will save you money if you need more than three prescribed medicines in three months.

Telephone advice and PPC order line: 0845 850 0030

General Public - Buy or Renew a PPC On-line

There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website

 
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