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Changes to medication – Gabapentin and Pregabalin

Updated on 5th March 2019 at 9:25 am

The Government has made changes to the law covering some prescription medicines. Gabapentin and Pregabalin will soon be classed as a “Controlled Drug”. On Monday 1st April 2019 new rules will come into force. From that date it will become illegal for anyone to possess or take Pregabalin/Gabapentin if it has not been prescribed for […]

Prescription Requests

Updated on 5th March 2019 at 9:20 am

Can we please remind all patients that (in line with NHS England Policy) we do not take requests for repeat medication over the telephone expect from housebound patients. Patients may request repeat medication by either ordering via online services (if you have registered) or by dropping off your repeat slip at the Prescription counter.  You […]

New Evening and Weekend Appointments

Updated on 16th July 2018 at 10:05 am

You can now book an appointment to see a GP, nurse or healthcare assistant in the evening or weekend. The appointments are available at local “hubs” and they are provided by local doctors and nurses who will have access to your medical notes. These appointments are all pre-bookable so if you need an appointment in […]