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Flu Vaccinations 2020: Book your appointment online now or use the NHS app www.nhs.uk/nhsapp or contact reception on 01245 347539. We expect very high demand this year so please book early. Please support the surgery and book with us. 

Flu Vaccination Age 50 - 64: Flu vaccinations will be made available to a wider cohort of patients this year, but this will not be before November 2020 and only after other groups have been vaccinated. This is in line with national guidance received, and will be dependant on stocks of vaccine. 

We now process all our prescriptions electronically - please let us know which pharmacy you would like to send yours to. Click here for more information Electronic prescribing poster

Medication Review

ALL patients require a medication review at least once every year. We are unable to issue your repeat medication if you haven't had this. Please ensure you book your review at least one month prior to your due date. Your doctor will wish to review your treatment periodically and ask you to attend the surgery when this is necessary. A message: 'Review is due on...................', together with the date, is shown on the right hand side of your prescription, underneath your list of medications to remind you to make this appointment with your doctor or practice nurse.

Collection of Prescriptions by a Third Party

Please provide a letter of authority if you are unable to collect your own prescription and wish it to be collected by a third party. 

Repeat Prescriptions

The Mid-Essex Clinical Commissioning Group have asked GPs to reduce their prescribing of the common medications in the following list. These are available over the counter from your pharmacy. To see list please click here

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We are currently experiencing a very high volume of prescription requests. Prescriptions may take up to 4 working days to process.

We require a minimum of two full working days to process repeat prescriptions. Please remember to make allowances for weekends and public holidays. Repeat prescriptions for regular medication must be requested in writing, preferably by using the tear-off slip attached to the computer-prepared prescription. Please mark clearly with a tick against each item required.

You can post in your repeat prescription request to us, and if you enclose an SAE we will return it to you once prepared. You can also order directly by completing the form below, but you must register for this. Our receptionists can advise.

If you want to drop off a prescription after the surgery has closed - please use the post box in the front, Writtle Road entrance to the surgery. It will be collected and processed by the prescription team.

Online Services

Online booking, repeat medication requests and other associated services are now available through our new clinical system.

To request access to our online services please contact reception with the following documents ;

Photo ID and proof of address - for example a passport or driving licence together with a bank statement or council tax statement.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions we are currently unable to accept new applications for the online service, please register for the NHS app instead. www.nhs.uk/nhsapp

If you have previously registered for the online service and require your password to be re-set please contact reception and we will assist wherever possible.

 
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