Prescriptions

*Prescription Requests – from 17th January 2022*

From 17th January 2022 all prescriptions will be processed at Blackburn Road Medical Practice (we will no longer be a part of the Acorn Centre Prescription Hub)

Methods of ordering REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS are;

·         Order online (e.g. Patient Access, NHS App etc.)

 

·         Order by email blackburnroad.medicalpractice@nhs.net

 

·         Order by post or delivered to Blackburn Road Medical Practice, by ticking the items you require on the white part of your prescription (issued by the pharmacy with your medication)

 

·         Order by telephone – AFTER 2.30pm – If you are clinically exempt and this has been discussed with the practice.

 

ACUTE MEDICATION

If you are acutely ill, any medicines you need will be prescribed on an acute basis at the point of your consultation with the clinician. These cannot be re-ordered through the online apps and you should telephone the surgery for an appointment or email blackburnroad.medicalpractice@nhs.net  to request further supplies.

 

Thank you for your support and understanding. Your prescription will be ready within 48 hours provided it has been approved by your GP.

Please contact the practice if you have any queries, require any further information, or would like to sign up to online ordering.

We can also send your prescription direct to the pharmacy electronically once complete. For more information regarding collection or delivery of your medication please contact your chosen Pharmacy.

Repeat Prescriptions Online

You can request repeat medication online. To do this you need to register with the practice and obtain a password to enable you to access this service. Once your registration account is created you will need to come into the surgery with your passport or driving licence so that your account can be activated you will be able to use the system to request repeat medication as required. There are 2 main options, either via the MyGP App or Patient Access website.

Via The App

Download our new appointment bookings app to your smartphone for free. myGP was developed to make access to healthcare easier and faster for patients. Once downloaded, simply log-in with your date of birth and mobile number. You can also add the people you care for, allowing you to book and cancel appointments for them. It’s really that easy! For more information please click below:

For more information on the MyGP App please click here

 Download the MyGo app to your smartphone

Via The Website

For more information about Patient Access please click here.

If you already have your password then you can click the link below to access Patient Access.

click here for online access

Sign in to Patient Access

 

New Patients Prescribing Policy

The doctors in this Practice only prescribe short courses of the following drugs in exceptional circumstances due to their addictive nature:

  • Temazepam
  • Nitrazepam
  • Lormetazepam
  • Diazepam
  • Lorazolam
  • Zopiclone
  • Zolpidem

If you wish to join the Practice and are currently taking one of more of these drugs you will be asked to consent and participate in a planned reduction programme - you will receive full support from the Practice.

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