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.
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If you are taking regular medication your doctor may decide to start a repeat prescription for it. This means that you will be able to order regular medication monthly or two monthly without having to see a doctor every time.
Certain medications are not appropriate for repeat prescriptions and you doctor will let you know if this is the case.
To order medication tick the box next to the ones you require and put the list into the box at reception, or post with a stamped addressed envelope.
You may also order securely online via the link at the top of this page. Please note you must register with the practice with identification to receive a login and password to be able to use this service; read more.
We do not accept telephone requests to reduce the chance of errors.
The prescription should be ready to collect after 48 hours and we would be grateful if this could be after 14:00. Please request your medication in good time. Do not wait until there is only one day left. Allow for extra time for postal requests. Alternatively you may wish to arrange for your chemist to collect your repeat prescription for you.
Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see a doctor, nurse practitioner or practice nurse at least once a year to review these regular medications and notification should appear on your repeat slip.
Please ensure that you book an appropriate appointment to avoid unnecessary delays to further prescriptions.
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 15 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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