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Dispensary

pill_bottlePerranporth Surgery runs its own dispensary situated within the surgery building opposite reception. Here you can order repeat precriptions and if you are a dispensing patient or a visitor, you may obtain your medication from here.

How do I become a dispensing patient?

If you live in Newlyn East, Rejerrah, Cubert, Trevellas and Zelah you are entitled to be a dispensing patient. Medications are prepared by our dispensers and can be picked up directly from the surgery or at our drop off points (the village shop in Newlyn East and the Post Office in Cubert). Deliveries are made on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays to Newlyn East and Cubert. We deliver to individual patients in Zelah on Fridays.

If you reside within these areas and would like to become a dispensing patient, please speak to our dispensary and you will be given a consent form to sign.

What are the advantages of being a dispensing patient?

We believe we offer a fast efficient, patient centred service that is closely connected to your doctor and responsive to patient needs.

Contacting the Dispensary

Contact the dispensary directly on Tel: 01872 572399 between 10:00 – 12:30 &  13:30 – 16:30

Going on Holiday?

If you need to order your medication early because you are going to be away on holiday please explain this to us when you request your prescription.  Or if you need extra medication because you plan to be away for a while please inform us.  Please speak to our staff in the dispensary either in person or by telephoning 01872 572399 or emailing on enquiries@perranporth.cornwall.nhs.uk

Please inform us of any suspected allergies/reactions you have to any medications.

Unused Medication

Unused medications should be returned to a pharmacy, do not discard it in ordinary waste.  Unused medication can be returned to our dispensary.

A large amount of money is wasted on unused drugs.  Please help by only ordering what you need.

 
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