Medication

 

It’s important that you take your medication as advised and that if you have any questions, queries or concerns about the drugs that you’re taking, you discuss them with your GP. Drugs are prescribed by the Clinical Team on either a one-off or a repeat basis.

 Repeat Prescriptions

A repeat prescription is a prescription which you and your doctor have agreed previously can be requested using the repeat slip for certain drugs. Your doctor will give you are computer generated slip for these medicines and you will not need to make an appointment with the doctor to obtain a prescription unless the medication needs to be ‘re-authorised’.

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE  PROCESS FOR ORDERING REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS HAS CHANGED, IF YOU WISH TO ORDER REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS AFTER  31.03.2015 YOU WILL NEED TO USE  ‘ONLINE SERVICES‘ PAGE ON THE HOME SCREEN. THIS IS A SECURE SERVICE WHICH REQUIRES YOU REGISTER, IF YOU WISH TO REGISTER FOR THIS SERVICE PLEASE CONTACT RECEPTION WHO CAN ADVISE YOU OF THE PROCESS.

YOU WILL BE UNABLE TO SUBMIT REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS USING THE OLD METHOD AFTER 31.03.2015

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE PRACTICE DOES NOT ACCEPT REPEAT PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS BY EMAIL.

THIS CHANGE HAS BEEN MADE IN ACCORDANCE WITH NHS CONTRACTUAL REQUIREMENTS.

NEW! Electronic Prescribing Service (EPS)

You can now take advantage of our Electronic Prescribing Service (EPS) which would see your prescriptions being sent directly to a pharmacy or dispensing contractor of your choice.  

How to Obtain Repeat Medication

This can be requested in person at reception (where you should leave your tear-off slip), by post (enclose a SAE) or by the website (see above). Prescription will be ready 48 hours after ordering. Please collect prescriptions after 2PM

Repeats are not accepted over the telephone except in exceptional circumstances because experience has taught us that sometimes mistakes are made using this route. Online repeat prescription requests here

Pharmacies

A trip to your local pharmacy could save you a visit to your GP as pharmacists can offer advice on many minor ailments and injuries. Many also offer services such as diabetes and anticoagulation (blood thinning) clinics and, thanks to recent NHS changes, more pharmacies will be offering a greater number of services.

Pharmacies may download our prescription form by following this link New prescription form 2015

Lloyds Pharmacy at Omnia

You can request that your pharmacist order your repeat prescription with the surgery, pick it up and deliver it to you on a regular basis.

We are delighted that patients are now able to access an excellent pharmacy service within the practice itself. No need to face the rain – just use the link corridor should you wish. The pharmacy is open 120 hours a week and stays open until 11 pm EVERY NIGHT OF THE WEEK.

There is a security guard outside every evening to ensure the safety of patients and staff on dark evenings. So if you have just visited Badger and need a prescription – Lloyds will be open until late for you! Contact them on 0121 772 4394.

Other pharmacies located near to Yardley Green Medical Centre are listed below:

Alliance Pharmacy – 38 East Meadway, B33 0AP, 783-2475
Alum Rock Chemist – 117 Alum Rock Road, B8 1ND, 327-2425
Boots the Chemist – Yew Tree Retail Park, Stoney Lane, B25 8RE, 783-2403
Care Pharmacy – 742-744 Alum Rock Road, B8 3PP, 327-0160
Co-op Pharmacy – 150 Church Road, B25 8UP, 783-2316
Hay Mills Pharmacy – 1116 Coventry Road, B25 8DU, 624-1413
Lloyds Pharmacy – 291 Church Road, B26 3YH, 743-2385
Lloyds Pharmacy – 2222 Coventry Road, B26 3JH, 743-3676
Lloyds Pharmacy – 153 Station Road, B33 8BA, 783-3823
Lloyds Pharmacy – 902 Washwood Heath Road, B8 2JL, 783-8680
Lloyds Pharmacy – 1754 Coventry Road, B26 1PB, 742-5679
MY Dispensing Chemist – 311 Bordesley Green East, B33 8QF, 783-3335
Pan Pharmacy – 136 Garrets Green Lane, B26 2JN, 743-2082
Shareef Dispensing Chemist – 31 Swan Centre, B26 1AD, 707-3698