Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
Important - Call 111 for advice if you're worried about a baby or child.
If they seem very unwell, are getting worse or you think there's something seriously wrong, call 999.
Do not delay getting help if you're worried. Trust your instincts.
Use the quick NHS coronavirus status checker to tell us about your current experience of the virus.
This will help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus by showing where the virus is spreading and how it affects people.
Norwood Medical Centre99 Abbey RoadBarrow-In-FurnessCumbria, LA14 5ESTel: 01229 402525
We are moving all our patients from online ordering through our website for repeat prescriptions over to Patient Access Online on 28/02/17.
Link to Patient access: Patient Acces
Items should be ordered from reception before your medication runs out. Please give at least 48 hours notice, prescriptions will be ready for collection on the due day after 3.00pm.Bear in mind that if you are requesting an item you have not had for some time there may be a delay as the doctor may wish to speak to you before issuing.
Please note that emergency prescriptions can NOT be ordered via the website.
If you want your prescription posted to you, please provide us with a stamped addressed envelope. NB Weekends and Bank Holidays do not count as part of the 48 hours.
We will need to review your prescription from time to time, so please make an appointment when you receive notification that your review is due.
To order a prescription you may come in, write to us, send a fax or use this website for collection later. We do not accept telephone requests.
Please Note that most local pharmacies offer a collection and delivery service. Please contact your specific pharmacy for more information; their numbers are available under useful contacts.
Requests must be received BEFORE 3PM during regular working hours and will be ready for collection on the day stated AFTER 3.00pm (Please note we close at 6pm.)
If you have received a letter from 'Pharmacy 2U' please note that we DO NOT endorse this. We have no involvement with this service. It is NOT a local pharmacy.
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 2019, 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.
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.
Over the counter medications
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