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June Bank Holiday 2022

We close on Wednesday 1st June at 6.30 pm and reopen on Monday 6th June at 08.30 am (telephones open at 08.00 am). We are open as normal on Saturday 4th June between 08.00-12.00.

Additional appointments will be offered to patients under the Wolverhampton North Network during the closure and these are detailed below and in the section "Bank Holidays 2022" under the Opening Times tab.

June 2022
Bank Holiday Opening Hours
Thursday 2nd June Showell Park Health Centre 8.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.
01902 446711
Friday 3rd June Showell Park Health Centre 8.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.
01902 446711
Saturday 4th June Prestbury Medical Practice 8.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.
01902 721021
Sunday 5th June Showell Park Health Centre 8.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.
01902 446711


Only patients registered to the surgeries listed below can attend appointments:
Ashfield Road Surgery
Cannock Road Medical Practice
Keats Grove Surgery
MGS Medical Practice
Prestbury Medical Practice
Showell Park Health Centre
Woden Road Surgery


If you need to urgently book an appointment on this day, contact the surgery number as shown above. This is not a walk-in service – you must book an appointment

Changes to Electronic prescriptions from 7th September 2020

Most prescriptions are now signed, sent and processed electronically.

You have 2 choices for how this works.

    • You can choose a pharmacy or dispenser to dispense all your prescriptions. When you get a prescription, it will be sent electronically to the dispenser you have chosen. You can collect your medicines or appliances without having to hand in a paper prescription.
    • You can decide each time you are issued a prescription where you would like it to be dispensed. When you are issued a prescription, you will be given a paper copy that you can take to any pharmacy or other dispenser in England. The paper copy will contain a unique barcode that will be scanned to download your prescription from the secure NHS database

Paper prescriptions will continue to be available in special circumstances, but almost all prescriptions will be processed electronically.

Order Your Repeat Prescription Online

Choosing a pharmacy or other dispenser

If you get regular prescriptions or are already using a prescription collection service (where a pharmacy collects prescriptions from your GP practice for you) then choosing a pharmacy to dispense all your prescriptions may save you time by avoiding unnecessary trips to your GP.

You will still order your repeat prescriptions in the same way as you do now, but your prescriptions will be sent electronically to the pharmacy or dispenser of your choice.

You will not have to collect a paper repeat prescription from your GP practice.

Cancelling or changing your choice of pharmacist or dispenser

You can change or cancel your choice of dispenser at any time. Simply speak to your GP or pharmacist before you order your next prescription.

You should allow time for the update to take place to avoid your next prescription being sent to the wrong place.

What can I do if I'm unhappy with the process?

You should be provided with information about electronic prescriptions and give your consent before your choice of dispenser is recorded.

If you'are unhappy with your experience, you can complain to the dispenser or your GP practice.

 
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