Oaklands SurgeryCentral Canvey Primary CCLong RoadCanvey Island, SS8 0JATel: 01268 209339
The prescription clerk office is only be open from 11am till 1pm and will not take repeat prescriptions over the phone unless the patient is housebound
Repeat Prescriptions are not produced over the weekend or on Bank Holidays. Please see below:
Please allow 48 hours for repeat prescriptions to be processed and 5 working days for Controlled Drugs
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.
Phone 0300 330 1349 for the prescription services help line
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS UK website https://www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/help-with-health-costs/get-help-with-prescription-costs/
Prescription Opening Hours
The Prescription Office will only be open from
11am to - 1.00pm
Monday - Friday
If you have an urgent prescription query outside of these hours then please speak to a Receptionist
Repeat Prescription request cannot be taken over the telephone unless you are recorded as housebound.
Prescribing Over the Counter Medicines is Changing
Oaklands Surgery is now offering the Electronic Prescription Service, which allows patients to choose or 'nominate' a pharmacy to get your medicines or appliances from. Your GP then sends your prescription electronically to the place you nominated. This means: