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DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS IN AN ATTEMPT TO DEAL WITH THE DEMAND FOR APPOINTMENTS WE ARE OFFERING A A MIXTURE OF ROUTINE AND BOOK ON THE DAY APPOINTMENTS. IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM THAT CANNOT WAIT UNTIL THE NEXT AVAILABLE ROUTINE APPOINTMENT PLEASE CONTACT THE SURGERY FIRST THING ON FOR A BOOK ON THE DAY APPOINTMENT. THERE ARE A SET NUMBER OF BOOK ON THE DAY APPOINTMENTS AND THEY ARE GIVEN ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS.

 Prescriptions

Repeat Prescriptions 

VERE FOSTER MEDICAL GROUP

SANDY ROW                                           FALLS ROAD

 

IMPORTANT

 

CHANGES REGARDING

 

PRESCRIPTION ORDERING AND

 

COLLECTION

 

FROM 1st JANUARY 2016

 

The following rules regarding ordering and

 

collection of prescriptions will apply;

 

Repeat prescriptions will be available for

 

collection after 48HOURS OR 2 WORKING

 

DAYS - please pay special attention to

 

weekends and bank holidays

 

Acute prescriptions ordered BEFORE 11AM will

 

be available for collection AFTER 5PM the

 

same working day.

 

Acute prescriptions ordered AFTER 11AM may

 

not be available until THE NEXT WORKING

 

DAY.

 

Hospital letters take 48HOURS to process – this is to ensure that there is enough time to adjust medications safely.

 

Prescriptions can only be ordered by patients

 

or their carers. We can no longer accept

 

requests from pharmacies.

 

Prescriptions will NOT be given out to anyone

 

under the age of 16.

 

We can no longer routinely post

 

prescriptions; this will only be done in an

 

emergency.

 

We can no longer routinely fax/phone

 

prescriptions to a pharmacy; this will only

 

be done in an

 

emergency by the doctor.

 

Prescriptions will no longer be sent to any

 

pharmacy without being requested by the

 

pharmacy. Please inform your pharmacy when

 

you order a prescription if you would like them

 

to collect it on your behalf, remembering it

 

takes 48hours for repeat prescriptions.

 
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