51 Hawthorn DriveWemburySouth Devon, PL9 0BETel: 01752 862118
Patient Guide to The Waiting Room 2
You can order your medication in a number of ways:
For security reasons we are unable to process orders over the phone.
We dispense to most patients, except those who live within one mile of a chemist in which situation drugs must be dispensed by a chemist. The dispensary staff are available Monday to Friday from 08:30 – 13:00 and 14:00 – 18:00 for collection of medication.
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
You can help us use this NHS money in Devon more wisely:
Please allow 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.
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