Prescriptions went up in price on 1st. April and are now £9.00. However a pre-payment certificate is unchanged at £104/year which means that if you have 1 item every 28 days you will save at least
£13/year by having one. Talk to a team member or go to https://apps.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/ppc-online/patient.do
November 11th 2018
On 29th. November a new computer system will be installed in the pharmacy. This is likely to reduce our capacity to dispense on both 29th and 30th.
Please allow extra time if you are ordering a repeat between 26th.and 30th.November and try to avoid collecting on 29th. and 30th. November.
We will still be open and doing our best, but everything might take just a little bit longer.
November 5th. 2018
NHS National Diabetes audit
If you collect a prescription which includes any medicine used to manage diabetes, for an adult, between 5th and 10th November, you will be asked to complete a very short questionnaire about flu
vaccination on the spot. It should take less than 2 minutes.
Please support this one-week national NHS audit.
Members of our team will be happy to help you.
October 16th. 2018
AsthmaUk inhaler videos
AsthmaUK has produced a range of videos on the correct use of inhalers which we have linked to from our new webpage Respiratory.
October 15th. 2018
NHS and private Flu vaccinations Now available for eligible patients under the age of 65. Check the range of people eligible for free NHS vaccination here . More information for eligible carers is available here. Over 65 vaccinations are available from your GP surgery. A private flu vaccination costs
September 11th 2018
The NHS has this week launched the "Check before you tick! " campaign to help patients understand their eligibility for free NHS prescriptions and
how to claim correctly. It also highlights that the NHS is significantly increasing the number of claims checked each month and possible consequences of making an incorrect claim – a penalty charge
of up to £100. Be certain and use the improved NHS online eligibility checker.
September 7th 2018
How healthy is your heart?
Is your heart older than you?
Use the Public Health England online test to check your Heart Age today
June 20th 2018
Travelling abroad and taking medicines. Check the latest advice here
'This patient has been targeted': This means you are eligible for a free Medicines Use Review (MUR).