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Tower House PracticeSt.Paul's Health CentreHigh StreetRuncorn, WA7 1ABTel: 01928 567404
For repeat prescriptions patients can re-order in a number of way:
Prescriptions ordered before 5.00pm will be available for collection 48 hours later, after 2.00pm.
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 15 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
As from 1st August 2013 the Doctors will not be issuing any prescriptions on the day unless an absolute medical emergency.
Please allow 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.