29 Quartz Way The Meads Sittingbourne, ME10 5AATel: 01795 477266
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 14 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
If you need a repeat prescription, please put your request in the prescription box on the front desk in reception. If we are closed you can also drop your prescription off into our black letterbox beside the front door on the outside of the building.
Please allow the minimum of 48 hours (2 working days) before collecting.
Please be aware that if a medication review is overdue, you are asking for something that you haven't had in a long time, you are asking for an amendment or you are due to see a nurse, your prescription will be delayed.
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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