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We are very excited to announce the launch of the 'A31 Community Wellbeing Hub'


For more information see the link on the right hand side

Private Prescriptions

Patients who access private healthcare can often be given a private prescription for treatment recommended by the Consultant/Specialist. The person signing the prescription takes full legal and clinical responsibility for the treatment they are prescribing.

Private prescriptions cannot therefore simply be 'converted' to an NHS prescription. There is a process to be followed and we kindly ask you to note the following:

  • The prescription will be passed to the GP for consideration
  • If they are happy to prescribe the recommended treatment then it will be processed as per our normal timescales and can be collected in three working days
  • If you are required to start the treatment immediately then we recommend that you take the private prescription to a pharmacy and incur the fee that will be charged, alternatively you can collect the medication at the hospital pharmacy

 
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