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36 Bucklands End LaneCastle BromwichBirmingham, B34 6BPTel:
We do not accept requests for prescriptions by telephone except in exceptional circumstances.
Prescriptions are ordered by leaving the tear off slip in the box provided in the lobby or with reception.
Repeat prescriptions are usually turned around within 2 working days. Please allow this long before collecting your prescription.
A collection service is also provided by Local Pharmacy.
Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see either a doctor, nurse practitioner or practice nurse at least once a year to review these regular medications.
Please allow two full working days between requesting and collecting your medication
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.
These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.
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