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All of our patients have an accountable named GP who is responsible for overall care. If you are unsure who this is please ask next time you visit the practice. If you have a preference to which GP that is please contact the practice.

 

Furzton Medical centre will introduce a new role of a nurse practitioner from April 2016 , if you have a minor illness we would recommend first you speak to your local pharmacy and if required book an appointment with our nurse practitioner there are a number of conditions she is able to prescribe for please check with reception upon booking.

Do we have your upto date contact details ? please ensure you provide the practice with any changes

Online Prescriptions is Changing

We are improving the way you order repeat prescriptions online, and soon you will be able to order prescriptions through SystmOnline

You will need to come into the practice or telephone to register for the service.

EPS is a way of allowing us to send your prescription to a pharmacy of your choice which saves you having to collect it from the surgery. Please advise reception of the chemist you wish to use. Please be aware that controlled drugs cannot be issued currently by EPS


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When requesting a repeat prescription please use the computer print out of the medication and tick the items you require and hand it in at reception. You can also post it to the surgery, enclosing a stamped addressed envelope, and we will post it back to you.

Fax requests are accepted on 01908 645903 for Bedford Street and 01908 340889 for Furzton.

Alternatively you can order online via the link at the top of this page. New users are required to complete a simple registration.

Please note, we do not take requests for repeat medication over the telephone, the exception to this would be for the disabled, elderly or patients in the villages.

If you wish a chemist to collect your prescription you will need to arrange this yourself. Some pharmacies will provide a home delivery service for housebound and elderly patients but you will need to ask your pharmacy.

Medication Reviews

Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see a doctor, nurse practitioner 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.

48_hoursPlease allow two full working days for prescriptions to be processed and remember to take weekends and bank holidays into account.

 
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