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Staff Training

The surgery will be closed on Thursday 27th January at 1.00pm for Staff Training and will be re-opened on Friday 28th January at 8.00am.

Covid-19 Booster Vaccinations

You will be sent a text message or contacted via the phone if you are eligible for a booster.  If you have not heard anything yet you can email moorland.med@nhs.net and we will check this for you.  We are also looking for volunteers to help with the clinics so if you are available please either email Bas Pickering PPG Secretary on  bas.pickering@yahoo.com or moorland.med@nhs.net and we will be in touch with you.

All Staff at Moorland Medical Centre work hard to provide an excellent service to our patients

 

We are not here to suffer physical, or verbal abuse from patients, their relatives or members of the Public.

 

This practice operates a zero-tolerance policy with regards to violence or abuse. ANY patient or their relative who use threatening or offensive behaviour, either verbal or physical, in person or via the telephone or social media could be removed from the practice in order to protect our staff and other patients.

Prescriptions Charges and Exemptions

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.


NHS prescription charges from 1 April 2020

Charges for NHS prescriptions and wigs and fabric supports for 2020 to 2021.

The National Health Service (Charges for Drugs and Appliances) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (“the Amendment Regulations”) will be laid before Parliament to increase certain National Health Service charges in England from 1 April 2020.

This year we have increased the prescription charge by 15 pence from £9 to £9.35 for each medicine or appliance dispensed. The cost of prescription pre-payment certificates (PPC) will also be increased: 3-month PPC increases by 55p to £30.25 and 12-month PPC increases by £1.90 to £108.10. The increase is in line with inflation. Charges for wigs and fabric supports will also be increased in line with inflation.

Details of the revised charges for 2020 to 2021 can be found below:

Prescription charges

  • Single charge: £9.35
  • 3-month PPC: £30.25
  • 12-month PPC: £108.10

Wigs and fabric supports

  • Surgical brassiere: £30.05
  • Abdominal or spinal support: £45.35
  • Stock modacrylic wig: £74.15
  • Partial human hair wig: £196.40
  • Full bespoke human hair wig: £287.20
Published 3 March 2020

https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/nhs-prescription-charges-from-1-april-2020

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