Tuxford Medical CentreFaraday AvenueTuxfordNewark, NG22 0HTTel: 01777 870203
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.
Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients
Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment.
Telephone requests for repeats may be made between 09.00 am and 11.30 am, and 2.00 pm and 4.00 pm Monday to Thursday, and 09.00 am to 12 noon on Friday. Repeat prescriptions are not done on Saturday or Sunday. The telephone number for repeats is 01777 872356.
Please note that we advise repeat prescriptions will take 48 hours to process.
Please note that repeat prescriptions are not to be collected between 08.30 and 10.30 am unless by prior arrangement.
You can also order your repeat prescriptions online day or night by requesting a registration form from Reception. This will include the log-in details required to open an account. Please note, however, that the collection times remain the same.
If you order your prescription on line, and you are overdue for your medication review, we will not proceed with your request.
Once you have received your registration form, please use the link on this page.
This is a part dispensing practice, which means that if you live within one mile of the pharmacy in Tuxford you must take your prescription to a pharmacy for dispensing. Please note that this can be any pharmacy of your choice and not necessarily Tuxford Pharmacy.
However, if you would have serious difficulty in obtaining necessary drugs or appliances from a pharmacy, i.e. if you are housebound and have no regular carer to assist you, you may apply to have your prescriptions dispensed by your GP. Please ask our receptionist for details. If you live outside the one mile area, your prescriptions will be dispensed by our trained dispensers and ready to collect at the surgery after consultation with the GP.
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.
From 1 April 2015, the charges are:
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. The charge for a single prescription item is £8.20, whereas a three month PPC will cost you £29.10 and a 12 month PPC £104.00.
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website
If you have a pre-payment or exemption certificate please ensure you bring it with you when you come to collect your prescription as our dispensary staff are required to check it every time.
Please allow 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone 01234 567890.
Copyright 2006 - 2017 My Surgery Website | Privacy & Usage | Edit | Staff Home | Site Map | Accessibility | Site T&C's | Service T&C's