Heaton Norris Health CentreCheviot CloseHeaton NorrisStockport, SK4 1JXTel: 0161 475 1600
We endeavour to process all repeat prescriptions within 48 hours i.e. two working days and 72 hours, three working days, following bank holiday periods.
Prescriptions that need to be reauthorised or require changes to be made may take up to four days to be processed.
All repeat prescriptions are regularly reviewed so after a period of time the doctor will invite you to attend an appointment for a 'medication review'.
Please tick only the items you require on your computer slip and requests can be made in the following ways:
Hand delivery or post
Bring you repeat prescription slip to the surgery and place in the black box marked "Prescriptions" or send it to us using the postal service.
Please remember to include your full name and address and the medication that you require and fax to 0161 429 9369.
Home delivery service from your local chemist
This service is offered by your local pharmacist. Once you have registered with them you can request your medication by telephone and it will be ready for collection by yourself or delivered to your home.
Your can request your medication on-line.
Please refer to the home page click on 'Patient Access' and follow the instructions
Wasted medicine is everyones's responsibility and there are small changes you can make to help reduce the amount of medicines wasted. These savings could be reinvested into more front line care and services for the benefit of all.
There are a number of ways that you can help and save money for Stockport:
Extensive exemption and remission arrangmeents protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription, dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs).
The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successvie 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 woho need extensive medication.
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 PCC.
For futher information / advice telephone 0845 880 0030 or refer to the website
To ensure that people with the greatest need are protected, such as those who are not eligible for free prescriptions but who have long term conditions, we have again frozen the costs of a prescription prepayment certificate (PPC). The 3 month certificate remains at £29.10, and the cost of the annual certificate will remain at £104. An annual certificate means that a person can have all the prescribed items they require during the year dispensed for £2 per week.
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