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IF YOU HAVE TRANSPORT ALREADY ARRANGED FOR A HOSPITAL APPOINTMENT PLEASE DO NOT PHONE THE SURGERY PHONE THE HOSPITAL THAT YOU ARE ATTENDING FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

My Care Record

Your medical records can be available for hospital doctors or nurses to access, please CLICK HERE for further information

Accessing medical records online. 

For further information and to download an application form please see the Accessing online services page

Health Walks.

The patient group have organised a weekly health walk starting from the Brookmans Hotel every Thursday at 10.30, see the PPG pages for further information.

Electronic Prescriptions

We are pleased to announce that Potterells is now using the electronic prescription transfer system. This should be a simpler process for issuing medication and we hope it will be more secure and will mean fewer prescriptions going missing. If you would like to make use of this service please inform your regular pharmacist

 

Prescriptions 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.


NHS charges

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

  • Prescription (per item): £8.60
  • 12-month prepayment certificate (PPC): £104.00
  • 3-month PPC: £29.10

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.

You may be able to apply for exemption from NHS Charges.   Click here for NHS health costs web page

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

 
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