Prescriptions During December and the New Year
Over the Festive Period the Dispensary is particularly busy.
We kindly ask that you allow at least the minimum 3 full working days for us to process your repeat prescription- you can order up to 10 days in advance to allow us extra time.
Request for Repeat Prescription: Please allow a MINIMUM of 3 FULL WORKING DAYS (not including weekends) to process repeat prescriptions. You can order up to 10 days in advance.
PLEASE NOTE: If you do not collect your prescription within 4 weeks it will be removed from the shelf.
PRESCRIPTION CHARGES as of the 1st April 2018 are £8.80 per item.
The Dispensary is open at Probus from 8.30 am until 6.30 pm Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays).
The Dispensary at Grampound is open from 8.30am until 12.30pm on Monday, Tuesday & Friday, and from 2pm until 6pm on a Wednesday (except Bank Holidays). This branch site is closed all day on a Thursday.
The Dispensary telephone lines are open to answer queries or concerns regarding medication. Please dial the Surgery on 01726 882745 and select Option 2. Unfortunately, we are unable to take requests for repeat medication over the phone.
The Dispensary liaises closely with the Doctors, Practice Nurses, District Nurses, Receptionists and Administrators.
Dispensing facilities are available for most patients who live more than one mile from a chemist. You will be advised of your eligibility when you register as a patient.
Below you will find details of a variety of ways to request repeat medication plus details of the additional services and information available from our dispensary.
Regular repeat medication drops are made to the following locations on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: Tregony (Post Office), Roseland Parc, Summercourt Surgery (Memorial Hall), Grampound Road (Shop), Ladock (Shop), Sticker (Londis) and Tresillian, (Shop - Mary's Pasties), Probus Garage and Grampound Village Store.
If you would like to collect your repeat medication from one of these locations and you pay for your prescription, we will need payment with your repeat prescription request before we are able to send your medication. If you do not pay for your medication, please contact the dispensary and inform them the reason why you do not pay in order for us to update our computer system before we can send out your medication.
In addition, a delivery service is available for patients who are housebound and further information is available from the dispensary regarding this service.
If you have any problems, queries or difficulties, or if you have accidentally run out of your medication, a dispenser will be available to offer advice and assistance. Please contact the dispensary through the usual Surgery telephone number and select Option 2.
We have a team of very experienced and fully qualified dispensers who liaise closely with other members of the Practice team, including the doctors and practice nurses. Healthy living advice is available upon request, along with a wide range of supportive literature and leaflets. The Dispensary aims to ensure that all patients receive excellent patient care, including regular check-ups and regular tests as required by the doctor.
Queries & Questions
If you have a query about any aspect of your medication or care, please ask a member of staff. If they do not know the answer, they will speak to the appropriate person and get back to you within a reasonable period.
For those patients who would like to order online please refer to the registration information on the home page to use ‘The Waiting Room 2’
Dispensary Information Leaflet
Please click here to access our Dispensary Information Leaflet.