Gullane Medical PracticeGullane Medical CentreHamilton RoadGullaneEast Lothian, EH31 2HPTel: 01620 842171
We would like to take a minute to inform you all that our lovely Practice Nurse, Beth Stewart will be leaving us for pastures new at the Western General Hospital in April. Although we are sad to say farewell we are delighted for her in her new role. So from the Practice Team and no doubt yourselves as patients we wish her all the very best!
We would also like to inform you all that we will be welcoming our new Business Manager, Martin Duffy in May. Martin has an extensive knowledge in Practice Management and we look forward to having him on board. He will be responsible for all business, financial and contractual obligations for the Practice and we look forward to seeing him shine here at Gullane.
Patients getting regular medication can arrange with the Doctor to get prescriptions without having to come to the surgery every time.
You can order your repeat prescriptions on line using the order form accessed from the link above.
Written requests may be left at reception. To avoid mistakes, please state clearly the name of the medicine you need and do not request any medicine you are not getting regularly. Repeat prescriptions can be ordered by ticking the relevent names of the required prescription on the right hand side of the prescription form and handing that in to reception at the surgery.
Telephone prescription requests will be taken between 10am and 3pm Monday to Friday and will normally be ready at the Pharmacy within 2 working days (48 hours).
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.
From 1 April 2011, the charges are:
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website
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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