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Prescription requests

We would like to remind patients that prescriptions cannot be requested over the phone. We are aware the local pharmacies are also no longer able to take prescription orders over the phone.

To order your prescription, please see the following options:

  • Speak to your pharmacy to see if they have an ordering options available
  • Place the prescription in the black box outside the practice
  • Post your prescription to the practice
  • Use the NHS App or SystmOnline 

The COVID-19 vaccination programme has begun at the practice. When it is your turn to be vaccinated, the NHS will contact you. Please do not contact the NHS.

For further information on why you are being asked to wait for your COVID-19 vaccine, please read the information on the GOV.UK website.


Staff updates

We would like to say a big welcome to our new Practice Nurse Jo who is now working alongside our Practice Nurse Sophie. Jo will be in practice Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

The practice has also welcomed a new Pharmacist Kathryn who will work Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

A massive congratulations to our Healthcare Assistant Charlotte who gave birth to a baby girl at the end of December. 

A big congratulations to our apprentice Maisie who has successfully completed her apprenticeship and has been offered a permanent role at the practice. 


It is with great sadness that we inform patients of the passing of Dr D Sharma, former GP partner at Harwood Close Surgery. Dr Sharma passed away peacefully in January 2021.

Dr Sharma was a well respected GP at the practice and always went above and beyond.

Dr Sharma's family have set up a just giving page to raise awareness of Pulmonary Fibrosis.

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/dmsharma


 

NHS App

You can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.

You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more.

If you already use SystmOnline, you can continue to use it and use the app as well. 

For more information, go to www.nhs.uk/nhsapp

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