Perranporth SurgeryPerranporthCornwall, TR6 0PSTel: 01872 572255
You can order repeat prescriptions:
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 allow two full working days for prescriptions to be processed and remember to take weekends and bank holidays into account.
SYSTMONLINE USERS PLEASE NOTE
To order medication from your repeat list click on MEDICATION on the home page and then click MEDICATION again to bring up your repeat medication list.
Please use the comment box on the second page of your request if you need to send us a message.
If you are unable to place a tick on screen next to your medication then it is due for review by a GP.. Please contact the surgery to book a telephone appointment with a GP. On a regular basis the GP needs to perform a medication review. Often the doctor is able to update this without seeing you.
The surgery requires TWO WORKING DAYS to process prescription requests. Please also allow your chosen pharmacy A FURTHER 24 HOURS TO DISPENSE.
Please speak to the dispensary team if you would like to arrange to have your medication delivered to Cubert, St Newlyn East or Zelah. We have a delivery service to these areas.
Perranporth 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.
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.
We believe we offer a fast efficient, patient centred service that is closely connected to your doctor and responsive to patient needs.
Contact the dispensary directly on Tel: 01872 572399 between 10:00 – 12:30 & 13:30 – 16:30
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Please inform us of any suspected allergies/reactions you have to any medications.
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.
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 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.
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