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FOR UP TO DATE INFORMATION ON COVID-19 INCLUDING VACCINATION UPDATES PLEASE GO TO THE COVID-19 TAB UNDER APPOINTMENTS.

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE:

Following Government guidelines ALL patients visiting the practice will be asked to wear a face covering and to practice social distancing.

If you present at the practice without a face covering we will have to send you away .

Face coverings are not only to protect yourself but also the safety of other patients as well as our Doctors, Nurses & other staff members.

Thank you to everyone for your ongoing support during this time

Stay Safe.

IF YOU HAVE A NEW OR CONTINUOUS COUGH, HIGH TEMPERATURE or THE LOSS OR CHANGE OF SMELL OR TASTE, PLEASE SELF ISOLATE FOR 7 DAYS. ALSO GET TESTED, CLICK THIS LINK: 

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/testing-and-tracing/ask-for-a-test-to-check-if-you-have-coronavirus/

For full details on Self Isolation due to developing symptoms yourself or if someone in your household develops symptoms please visit the GOV.UK website here for up to date guidance:

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus 

PLEASE CONTACT YOUR GP ONLY IF YOU HAVE SHORTNESS OF BREATH OR CHEST PAIN .

If you have serious symptoms that you cannot manage at home, please use NHS 111 online (Please only call NHS 111 if you cannot get online).

Cough may persist for several weeks in some people, despite the coronavirus infection having cleared. A persistent cough alone does not mean that you must continue to stay at home for more than 7 days

NHS Charges

These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, prescriptions are free.

  • Prescription (per item): £9.35
  • 12-month prepayment certificate (PPC): £104
  • 3-month PPC: £30.25

If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in 3 months, or more than 14 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a PPC.

Telephone Advice & Order Line - 0845 850 0030 or click here to apply for a PPC online.

There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website.

Prescription Charges and Exemptions

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.

 
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