The Alice Medical Centre1 Carnwood RoadBestwood EstateNottingham, NG5 5HWTel: 0115 9857944
Patients on repeat prescriptions can order their medication on the printout that accompanies the prescriptions. They can also be telephone the surgery by pressing option 3 betweeen the hours of 9.30am -1.30pm.
We aim to have the prescription ready for collection 48 hours later.
Patients are advised not to wait until the last moment to order their prescriptions.
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 2009, 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 £9.00, whereas a three month PPC will cost you £28.25 and a 12 month PPC £104.00.
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website
The practice now provides an electronic prescribing service.
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