Daneshouse Medical Centre, Old Hall Street, Burnley, BB10 1LZTel: 01282 423 288
Prescription Changes from 1st October 2017
From 1 October some medicines will no longer be available on prescription. These are medicines for short term minor ailments or conditions when they can be bought from a pharmacy or supermarket at a significantly lower cost than it would be issuing the same product on a prescription.
Your local pharmacist will be able to recommend suitable products and provide self-care advice. Further information about self-treating a range of common, minor ailments is also available on line on the NHS Choices website – www.nhs.uk
If you would like to make any comments on these changes please contact the Clinical Commissioning Group Customer Care Team at:
Jubilee House, Lancashire Business Park, Leyland, PR26 6TR; Freephone: 0800 032 2424
Please order your repeat medications at least 3-4 days before finishing your current supply either
Follow the link to order your prescription online - Patient Online Access
We will not take requests for prescriptions by telephone or through a pharmacy.
You will be able to collect your prescription 48 hours after you make your request (excluding weekends and Bank Holidays) or if you sent your request by post and enclosed a SAE we will post it to you as soon as it is ready. Please keep your re-order slip in a safe place.
Local Pharmacy Services
Several local pharmacies will collect and deliver your prescription if you have difficult doing so yourself, please discuss this with the pharmacy staff at your usual pharmacy.
Please allow 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.
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