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Due to the current situation with the coronavirus Tockwith Surgery opening hours are as follows:Week commencing 3rd August until further notice - Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 8.30am-12.00 and 2.30pm-6.00pm, Thursday 8.30am-12.00pm, Friday 8.30am-6.00pm.  


PRESCRIPTIONS YOU CAN STILL COLLECT PRESCRIPTIONS DURING OPENING HOURS DUE TO HIGH DEMAND CAN YOU PLEASE ALLOW 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE COLLECTING YOUR MEDICATION, DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME OF CALLS PLEASE DO NOT RING THE SURGERY TO CHECK IF YOUR MEDICATION IS READY FOR COLLECTION. IF YOU ARE SELF-ISOLATING AND HAVING DIFFICULTY ARRANGING COLLECTION PLEASE LET US KNOW 


In the light of the coronavirus all GP appointments will receive a telephone consultation; please keep your phone clear around the time of your appointment, due to the volume of calls at present, your telephone consultation with the may not be at the exact time. HCA and Nurse appointments will remain face to face appointments, and patients can still collect their prescriptions. Many thanks for your co-operation Springbank Health

Prescriptions Charges and Exemptions

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.


NHS charges

These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.

  • Prescription (per item): £9.15
  • 12-month prepayment certificate (PPC): £105.90
  • 3-month PPC: £29.65

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

 
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