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Coronavirus

If you suspect you may have Coronavirus do not visit the surgery, stay indoors and contact 111.  For further information please click here Public Health England Coronavirus

Same Day Online Appointments

Online appointments are available to book from 6.30am on the day. 

Saturday Morning Surgeries

From April 2020 there will no longer be a Saturday morning surgery at our Framwellgate Moor site.  Saturday appointments will be available at the Extended Hours Service at Meadowfield Surgery from 8am to 6pm.

Non NHS Repeat Prescription Services

We have been made aware of repeat prescription services that are not legitimate NHS services currently being advertised. Be cautious if an individual offers to pick up your prescription for you at a cost.

 

Anyone signing up to this service should be aware that it is not endorsed by, or aligned to any NHS organisation. Patients will be signing up to a private contractual agreement between themselves and the individual providing the service. We would strongly advise any patient thinking of signing up to this service to ensure that they consider whether it complies with data protection act (DPA) and general data protection regulations (GDPR)  in relation to how their information will be stored and processed.

 

Any advertisement for a legitimate NHS service offering repeat prescription service will display the NHS logo and the contact details of the organisation(s) providing this.  If you have any questions or concerns about a service that you have seen advertised in your local area, please check with your surgery.

Changes to repeat prescription ordering service/RPOS

From September 2019 community pharmacies will no longer be able to order medicines on your behalf.  This is to ensure safe and responsible issuing of medication and to prevent unnecessary medicine waste. To find out more information Click here

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