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BOOST DAY is this Thursday 2nd December and is a day where you’ll see a mass media campaign takeover promoting the uptake of vaccines ahead of the festive season and there are a range of resources to support this on the Campaign Resource Centre (CRC). BOOST DAY will drive mass awareness and momentum around the importance of boosting your immunity this winter.Messaging encourages those eligible to book their vaccines as soon as possible so we can all enjoy the festivities safely with our loved ones. This includes both flu and COVID-19 boosters, the evergreen offer for anyone still to get their 1st and 2nd doses of COVID-19 vaccine and second doses for 16-17-year olds. We welcome you all to get involved and use the BOOST DAY materials to make this day as big a success as possible. Other new campaign material that you might have missed includes:
Repeat prescriptions may be requested online or in writing. Please note that you need to provides us with names of your medication.
Prescriptions can be collected 48 hours later.
If you would like us to post your prescription, we’ll need a stamped addressed envelope.
The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount for those who can afford to pay for their medicines. The current prescription charge is £9.35 per item.
People who have to pay NHS prescription charges and need them regularly or need a lot of prescription items could save money with a Prescription Prepayment Certificate.
A three monthly PPC is £30.25. This saves you money if you need 4 or more items in 3 months.
A 12 month certificate is £108.10 and saves money if you need 14 or more items in 12 months.
PPCs are available by 10 monthly direct debit instalment payments. The prescription prepayment certificates allow anyone to obtain all the prescriptions they need for £2 per week.
Telephone advice and order line: 0300 330 1341
You can get free NHS prescriptions if you:
You are also entitled to free prescriptions if you or your partner (including civil partners) are named on, or are entitled to, an NHS tax credit exemption certificate or a valid HC2 certificate (full help with health costs), or you receive either:
Medical exemption (MedEx) certificates have to be applied for and are issued to people who have:
You are also issued with a MedEx if you are undergoing treatment for cancer. This includes treatment for the effects of cancer or for the effects of cancer treatments.
Please allow 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.