Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
You should only leave the house for very limited purposes:
Important - These reasons are exceptions – even when doing these activities, you should be minimising time spent outside of the home and ensuring you are 2 metres apart from anyone outside of your household.
There is separate advice about staying at home if:
Do not leave your home if you have either:
To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
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The Lakeside Practice – Becoming Training Practice 2017
The Lakeside Practice became a GP Training Practice in August 2017
Approval as a training practice is an indication of the high standards of work our organisation provides towards patient care and has been acknowledged by our governing bodies.
Our part in training new GP’s is valuable to GP recruitment locally during these especially challenging times within the NHS.
Thank you for your continued support – The Lakeside Practice
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To be able to use this service you must be able to log on to the system and for that you will need a user name and password which can be supplied to you by our Reception. Just ask to be registered with our Online Prescription Service and they will do the rest. Your online username and password are for you only and will not work for anyone else. Please contact the surgery if you need any further information about registering.
If you think you may need a prescription medicine, please make an appointment with the doctor. Our nurse Practitioner can also issue prescriptions for common ailments. If you have previously been given a prescription for a straightforward condition we may be able to issue a prescription after a telephone consultation.
Please ask the receptionist. Your local pharmacist should be able to give you advice for non-prescription medication.
We have a computerised repeat prescription service. Repeat prescriptions are normally for patients with long-term conditions who receive regular treatment. Your doctor (or nurse practitioner) will decide who can have a repeat presecription. From time to time we will ask you to see your doctor (nurse practitioner) to review your medication. We do this to monitor your illness and medication.
You can ask for a repeat prescription:
Wherever possible please give the exact drug names when ordering
Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs). The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successive Governments have thought it reasonable to charge for those who can afford to pay for their medicines. Prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) offer real savings for people who need extensive medication.
These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.
If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 14 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a PPC.
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website
Please allow 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.
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