Try the new NHS app

‘Try the new NHS App’

If you’re a patient at our practice 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 Patient Online you can continue to use it, however you can use the NHS App as well.

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

 

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Bank Holidays 2019

The new prescription prices from 1st April 2019 are as follows:

 

Prescription charges

  • Single charge: £9
  • 3-month PPC (no change): £29.10
  • 12-month PPC (no change): £104
  • Wigs and fabric supports
  • Surgical bra: £29.50
  • Abdominal or spinal support: £44.55
  • Stock modacrylic wig: £72.80
  • Partial human hair wig: £192.85
  • Full bespoke human hair wig: £282

PRG Meeting

The next PRG meeting has been arranged for Tuesday 22nd October 12.00pm at The Limes Medical Centre.

Access NHS Dentist in Emergency or Out of Hours

How can I access an NHS Dentist in an emergency or out of hours?

 

If you have a dentistContact that practice directly for advice. If the practice is closed an answering machine message will provide details of how to access treatment urgent care.

 

If you do not have a dentist:  Those who do not have a regular dentist that they routinely visit there is a dedicated urgent dental service in Walsall. The Dental Access Centre will try and see people with dental pain or swelling as soon as possible, normally on the same day and provides urgent dental treatment only.

 

The Dental Access Centre based at Blakenall Village Centre, Bloxwich WS3 1LZ operates an urgent dental service including the weekend and bank holidays (this includes Christmas day, Boxing day and New Year’s Day). The standard NHS emergency fee of £21.60 applies unless you are entitled to free NHS dental treatment.

 

Call NHS 111 for more advice and times

Don’t contact your GP, as they won’t be able to offer emergency or out-of-hours dental care.

If you’re in pain while waiting to see a dentist, take painkillers. NHS 111 can also offer other self care advice.