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IT IS POSSIBLE THAT YOUR PROBLEM COULD BE DEALT WITH BY TALKING TO THE DOCTOR OR A TRIAGE NURSE ON THE TELEPHONE SO PLEASE MENTION THIS WHEN YOU SPEAK TO THE RECEPTIONIST.   PLEASE HELP BY DISCUSSING YOUR PROBLEM WITH THEM.

IF YOU ARE CALLING BECAUSE OF BACK OR JOINT PAIN PLEASE LET THE RECEPTIONIST KNOW. THE DUTY DOCTOR WILL CALL YOU BACK TO DISCUSS YOUR SYMPTOMS AND DECIDE IF AN INITIAL ASSESSMENT WITH THE PHYSIOTHERAPIST IS THE BEST COURSE OF ACTION.  THANK YOU.THE DOCTORS

WHY DOES THE RECEPTIONIST NEED TO ASK WHAT'S WRONG WITH ME?

Reception information 

 

Repeat Prescriptions

The doctor may place medication you need regularly on repeat prescription.

You can order Prescriptions via phone through Prescription Ordering Direct. Please click the link below for more details.

Prescription Ordering Direct (POD) 

Please note call waiting times are shorter Tuesday to Friday.

Alternatively if you prefer You will usually be given a computer printout of these items which can be used to request further issues by placing the slip in the box at reception in Highworth or handing it to the receptionist in Blunsdon.

Please mark clearly which items you require and where you wish to collect the prescription from.

Blunsdon patients, depending on their address, may be able to collect their medication from the small dispensary we run at Blunsdon Surgery.

 

  • You may also post your request along with a stamped self-addressed envelope.
  • No Telephone requests for repeat prescriptions can be accepted as mistakes may occur.

Please allow at least 2 working days for repeat prescriptions to be processed.   However this does not take into account additional time it will take to process your prescription at your Pharmacy.  

Repeat prescriptions are reviewed regularly by the Doctor and you may be asked to make an appointment for review before further repeats are issued. 

 

 
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