Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Important - Call 111 for advice if you're worried about a baby or child.
If they seem very unwell, are getting worse or you think there's something seriously wrong, call 999.
Do not delay getting help if you're worried. Trust your instincts.
Use the quick NHS coronavirus status checker to tell us about your current experience of the virus.
This will help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus by showing where the virus is spreading and how it affects people.
Cedars Medical GroupCedar CrescentBurnopfield Newcastle upon Tyne, NE16 6HUTel: 01207 272 272
We require 48 hours (2 working days) notice to complete repeat prescriptions please.
Retain the tear off portion of your prescription and tick the items of medication you require.
You may bring the slip or post it to the surgery to order your repeat medication. We also offer an ordering service from this website for repeat items of medication but you must be registered to use this service. if you wish to register please follow the link below.
Please allow 48 hours notice for this service too.
If you would like to order your Repeat Prescriptions Online please telephone reception on 01207 272272 for details. The following link will allow you to order items once you have registered.
The practice takes patient safety very seriously and patients taking repeat medications will be invited for periodic medication reviews.
Reminders for these will be included on your prescription and we would ask patients to make every effort to attend these reviews.
Repeated failure to attend medication reviews may result in a medication being removed from repeat status for reasons of patient safety
Almost all prescription medicines or tablets can be dangerous if used by someone for whom they have not been prescribed or in a way that has not been agreed by a Doctor, Nurse or Pharmacist.
If someone dies it is likely that there will be unused prescription medicines or tablets which are no longer required.
You may also personally have medication which you no longer need.
Please ensure that all unused prescription medicines or tablets are returned to a community pharmacy as soon as possible in order that they can be destroyed safely.
Examples of such medicines include
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 14 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
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