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PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS AND FIT NOTE EXTENSION REQUESTS ONLY.



In order to eliminate the possibility of errors in your medication we require prescription requests to be in writing or by ticking the boxes on your prescription request form.



Please post your completed prescription request form (blank forms are available if you do not have one) into the red box that is situated in the front vestibule area, or post through our letter box if we are closed.


We also accept prescription and fit note extension requests via the following email address:

prescription.s77200@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

Or by clicking on the following link


click here to email  


please ensure you include the following :-




PLEASE NOTE THAT WE CANNOT REPLY TO YOUR EMAIL




*Collect your prescription from the surgery and take it to the pharmacy of you choosing or arrange with Danderhall Pharmacy to collect this on your behalf (please allow them extra time for this).  Alternatively, you can provide the surgery with stamped, addressed envelopes and we will post your prescription out.


                               

PLEASE DO NOT TELEPHONE THE PRACTICE TO REQUEST PRESCRIPTIONS


In all cases please allow at least 48 working hours for prescriptions to be  processed



    When posted?                                When Ready?

     Monday Morning                           Wednesday Afternoon

     Monday Afternoon/Evening          Wednesday Afternoon

     Tuesday Morning                           Thursday Afternoon

     Tuesday Afternoon/Evening          Thursday Afternoon

     Wednesday Morning                      Friday Afternoon

     Wednesday Afternoon/Evening     Friday Afternoon

     Thursday Morning                          Monday Afternoon

     Thursday Afternoon/Evening        Monday Afternoon

     Friday Morning                              Tuesday Afternoon

     Friday Afternoon/Evening             Tuesday Afternoon

     Saturday                                         Wednesday Afternoon

     Sunday                                            Wednesday Afternoon




WE ALSO NOW ACCEPT REQUESTS FOR EXTENSION OF FIT NOTES.  IF YOU HAVE SEEN A GP ABOUT YOUR EXISTING CONDITION AND HAVE ALREADY BEEN ABSENT FROM WORK FOR 7 DAYS (AND COMPLETED A SELF CERTIFICATE) PLEASE COMPLETE THIS FORM AND POP IT INTO THE PRESCRIPTION/FIT NOTE BOX IN THE SURGERY OR EMAIL IT TO THE ABOVE EMAIL ADDRESS.