Riverside Medical PracticeAlma StreetStockton on Tees, TS18 2APTel: 01642 604117
IT WOULD BE APPRECIATED IF PATIENTS COULD TELEPHONE AFTER 2PM FOR RESULTS. THIS ALLOWS FOR ELECTRONIC RESULTS TO BE RECEIVED AND FOR THE GP TO ACTION THEM. THANK YOU.
IF YOU REQUIRE URGENT MEDICAL ATTENTION WHILE WE ARE CLOSED , PLEASE DIAL 111
FOR LIFE THREATENING EMERGENCIES PLEASE CALL 999
DURING November 2018, 186 APPOINTMENTS WERE WASTED DUE TO PATIENTS NOT ATTENDING. IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND YOUR APPOINTMENT, PLEASE CONTACT THE SURGERY TO CANCEL.
Tuesday 25th December 2018 - Closed All Day - Christmas Day
Wednesday 26th December 2018 - Closed All Day - Boxing Day
Wednesday 6th February 2019 - 12pm-6pm - Staff Training
If you have already registered with the SystmOnline system then please CLICK HERE to order your Online Repeats
If you haven't yet registered then you may still use the current system by CLICKING HERE, but please note this option will cease in the near future.
Repeat prescriptions can be ordered at the reception desk or by telephone, after 9.30am,or by written letter. If you leave a self-addressed stapmed envelope it will be posted to you.
Please don’t ask for repeat prescriptions after hours and please always give at least 48 hrs notice.
At times the doctor or the nurse may decide to issue a prescription for acute problems after ascertaining the details, and this can be picked up the same day.
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.
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
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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