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Medication Wastage

  •     Discuss – with your pharmacist if you have stopped taking any medication
  •     Check – what medicines you currently have at home
  •     Think – before ticking the boxes on your repeat prescription

Repeat Prescriptions

Please Note: There have been some NHS changes to repeat prescription ordering. Please follow this link: News - NHS Prescription Changes

These can be obtained by ordering 48 hours in advance.  Your request can be dealt with in a variety of ways:

    • Register for SystmOnline  and order online – ask surgery staff for details.Medication (SMGWEB)

    • Send your request slip to us in the post to the surgery address.

    • Fax your repeat slip to us on 01529 415401.

    • Leave your repeat slip at Anwick, Leasingham or Silk Willoughby Post Office, Europe Car Service or Cranwell Village Shop – regular collection and delivery service.

    • Leave your repeat slip at the Surgery.

    • Order by telephone on 01529 303301 (Option 2, then option 1) between 10:00 and 12:00 noon.

    • Your Chemist can collect your prescription on your behalf.

 

Due to the Spring Bank Holiday, please note the following:

 

Date prescription put in

Date prescription will be ready

Thursday 24th  May

Tuesday 29th May

Friday 25th  May

Wednesday 30th  May

Saturday 26th  May   (Closed)

Thursday 31st May

Sunday 27th  May    (Closed)

Thursday 31st May

Monday 28th  May    (Closed)

Thursday 31st May

Tuesday 29th  May

Thursday 31st May

 

On Tuesday the 29th  May, normal service will resume.

Prescription Delivery

We provide a medication delivery service to shopkeepers, Post Offices in outlying villages without a pharmacy, and through Europe Car Service at Greylees.  These villages include: Cranwell, Leasingham, Silk Willoughby, Greylees, and Anwick.

Urgent Medication

Urgent medication can be obtained from the practice during normal opening hours, which is 08:30 until 18:30 (Monday to Friday). During out-of-hours Boots, Gohil, Riverside or Tesco chemist would be able to assist you.  Boots, Riverside and Tesco are open Saturday and Sunday, Gohil’s are open until midday on Saturday.

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.

Please note: Sleaford Medical Group adheres to stringent safety measures regarding medications as per NICE guidelines (National Institute of Clinical Excellence) some medications require blood tests or BP monitoring. Failure to respond to invitation for these blood tests will result in medications being stopped.


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

 

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