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Please remember your local pharmacist can offer professional free advice and can answer questions about prescribed and over the counter medications.

Vitamin D can be bought over the counter from your local pharmacist or health food shop. People at risk of Vit D deficiency are those under 5, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, people who have low exposure to sunlight, People with darker skin and people over 65.

New guidance from the CCG is that GP's can no longer issue prescriptions for any medications that can be bought over the counter, such as Paracetamol, Calpol, Aspirin, or hay fever medications like Cetirizine. This includes both adults and children.

Please see below a link for videos on treating a number of minor illnesses including sickness, flu and fevers.

Please be aware that Smear test results are currently taking 4-6 weeks to process by the laboratory. You will be sent letters directly from them. The results do not come to the surgery first.

The most efficient way to order a prescription is to use our electronic prescribing system - click here to read more

Repeat Prescriptions

If your doctor has authorised repeat prescriptions you may order them using the tear off portion of your last prescription. Simply tick the item(s) required and forward to the surgery.

Email

You can now order your repeat medications via email at capccg.prescriptions.mmp@nhs.net 

Order Online

You can also request your repeat medications online via the link at the top of this page. To access this service you must have a user name and password which are available from the practice - please bring photo ID (e.g. passport/photo driving licence) and separate proof of address (e.g. a utility bill) when you request one.

You will be asked to complete an application form and your details will be posted to you. Please allow up to 2 weeks for your application to be processed.

Please note, if you are using the online link you must indicate in the comments box if you would like your prescription to be collected from Lloyds pharmacy (Cambourne).

Medication Reviews

Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see a doctor, nurse practitioner or practice nurse at least once a year to review these regular medications and notification should appear on your repeat slip.

Please ensure that you book an appropriate appointment to avoid unnecessary delays to further prescriptions.

Please allow two full working days for prescriptions to be processed and remember to take weekends and bank holidays into account.

 
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