Wingate Tel: 01429 838217
Peterlee Tel: 01429 838217
HordenTel: 0191 586 3859
Wheatley HillTel: 01429 820233
ThornleyTel: 01429 820235
KelloeTel: 0191 377 2162
THINK! RING YOUR OWN GP FIRST
With the recent closing of the walk in centres, we encourage all our patients to ring the practice first on 01429 838217, 01429 820235, 01429 820233 or 0191 586 3859 between 8am to 5:30pm for any medical advice.
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The repeat prescription system is fully computerised. Repeat prescriptions can be obtained by handing in the right hand side of your prescription to reception or by posting it to us or online.
If you are housebound or a carer we will take requests over the telephone.
Please order online via the link at the top of this page. First time users are required to complete a simple registration.
Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see a doctor, clinical 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.
Please allow two full working days for prescriptions to be processed and remember to take weekends and bank holidays into account.
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
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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