Cleckheaton Health CentreGreensideCleckheatonW Yorkshire, BD19 5APTel: 01274 872650
FOLLOWING A POWER SURGE OVERNIGHT AND LOSS OF TELEPHONE SERVICES AND CLINICAL SYSTEMS, WE ARE NOW FULLY OPERATIONAL. WE APOLOGISE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT OUR TELEPHONE LINES ARE NOW VERY BUSY AND YOU MAY EXPERIENCE LONG WAITING TIMES TO SPEAK TO A RECEPTIONIST. PLEASE CALL BACK ANOTHER DAY IF YOUR PROBLEM IS NOT URGENT.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT WE ARE CLOSED THIS AFTERNOON FOR STAFF TRAINING FROM 12.30PM.
The practice closes regularly to enable the practice team to train together - this is usually on a Tuesday afternoon - please click on the links below to check the dates.
We have a computerised system for patients who require regular supplies of medication. This ensures that all prescriptions are correctly written and automatically checked against your records. It is helpful, safer and will avoid mistakes if you use the order slip attached to each prescription. To use the slip, tick each item that you require.
You can request repeat prescriptions in writing only (except in special circumstances). This avoids errors in preparing your prescription.
If you do not have an order slip, please write down the following details on a slip available at Reception:
Written requests should be put in the box provided in the waiting room or posted to the surgery. If return postage of a prescription is required,please enclose a S.A.E.
Please request a repeat prescription at least 2 days before it is needed.
YOU CAN NOW REQUEST REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS ON-LINE VIA THE LINK ON THIS PAGE
Please allow 2 working days before collecting your prescription.
Local pharmacies also offer a collection and delivery service—ask at your usual pharmacy.
Patients on regular medication will be reviewed every year in the month of their birthday. This will be done either in surgery or by telephone by the Doctor.
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.
Telephone advice and order line: 0300 330 1341
General Public - Buy or Renew a PPC On-line
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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