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**** Changes to repeat prescription ordering - please read below
Changes to Repeat Prescription Ordering
NHS England require that the net earnings of doctors engaged in the practice is publicised, and the required disclosure is shown below. However it should be noted that the prescribed method for calculating earnings is potentially misleading because it takes no account of how much time doctors spend working in the practice, and should not be used to form any judgement about GP earnings, nor to make any comparison with any other practice.
All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.
The average pay for GPs working in this practice in the last full financial year was £59,933 before Tax and National insurance. This is for 1 full time GP, 3 part time GPs and 1 locum GP who worked in the practice for more than six months.
Please allow a minimum of 2 working days if ordering your prescription on line
Middle Chare Surgery - Prescriptions can be requested by bringing your repeat slip to the surgery or ordering on-line, some patients maybe able to order through a pharmacy if you need assistance in ordering medication, please speak to use about this.
Woodlands Surgery - Prescriptions can be requested by bringing your repeat slip to the surgery or some patients maybe able to order through a pharmacy if you need assistance in ordering medication, please speak to use about this.
We also offer an on line prescription service.
Your script will normally be ready within 48 hours. If your request needs to be authorised by the doctor it will take longer. If you enclose a stamped addressed envelope we can post your prescription to you.
If you take medication on repeat prescription you may wish to take advantage of a free service offered by several of the local pharmacies. They will offer to collect prescriptions from the surgery and have the medication ready for collection at an agreed time at their premises. If you wish to take advantage of this service you can find out which pharmacies participate by phoning your usual pharmacist or asking at the surgery reception.
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.
From 1 April 2020, the charges are:
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.