Cricklade Surgery113 High Street Cricklade SwindonWilts, SN6 6AETel: 01793 750645
We are unable to accept requests for repeat medication over the telephone. Please use the counterfoil provided and mark where indicated. Please do not write your request on scraps of paper as this can cause confusion. If you lose your counterfoil, we will be happy to produce a duplicate for you.
Cricklade (Main Surgery)
To obtain repeat medication, please place the repeat counterfoil in the box at reception, or through the letterbox if the surgery is closed. Please remember that we require 3 working days notice to process prescriptions. Any prescription requested after 5pm will not be processed until the following day. You can collect your medication any time the surgery is open, although we request that where possible this is before 6.30pm. See the front of this booklet for opening times.
Please note that if you request a repeat prescription ealier than one week before your prescription is due this will not be processed until the due date. Should you need to order early please either put the reason on your repeat request or speak to our reception team who will be happy to help.
Ashton Keynes (Branch Surgery)
Please post your repeat prescription counterfoil in the box marked 'Surgery', which is situated on the right hand side of the main Village Hall door. We will collect your request at the time of the next surgery. Please allow 3 full working days for your prescription to be processed and your medication to be ordered and dispensed. We will deliver your medication for you to Ashton Keynes Surgery.
If you would prefer to collect your medication from Cricklade, please let us know at the time you place your request. If you are unsure of the day on which your medication is to be delivered, please telephone Cricklade and speak to the dispenser or a receptionist, who will be happy to help you.
Ordering your repeat prescription on-line - click link at the top of the page
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.
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.
These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.
If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 15 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a PPC.
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website
Please allow 3 working days, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.
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