The Strathmore SurgeryJessie StreetBlairgowrie, PH10 6BTTel: (01250) 872552
Christmas Opening Hours
The surgery is shut on 25th and 26th December and again on 1st and 2nd January.
If you need to see or speak to a doctor on these days please call NHS 24 on 111.
Davidson's the Chemist also offers many services to patients which previously required a doctor or nurse appointment. Please see our home screen for further details.
Community Chemist Opening Hours
25th December Boots 2-3pm
26th December Davidson's 2-4pm
1st January Davidson's 2-3pm
2nd January Boots 2-4pm
Please make sure that your pick up point is correct before submitting your request.
Repeat prescriptions can be be ordered by:
Sending an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Patients must allow at least two working days for processing (this does not include weekends as the surgery is shut). This is to allow time for the doctors to check patient's medicines.
The community pharmacy will also require two working days to process prescriptions. Patients are asked to please make sure that they place their requests in plenty time so they do not run out of medication.
Please allow 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.
NOTICE TO ALL PATIENTS
Prescribing of hypnotics and anxiolytics (benzodiazepines).
These are medicines which are highly addictive and open to abuse. The UK medicines regulatory body, the MHRA, advises that doctors should avoid long-term prescribing of this type of medicine which includes the following examples:
These medicines will no longer routinely be started by the practice.
Prescriptions for these medicines:
If you are already taking any of the above medicines then you may be invited to the practice for a review with your doctor to discuss a plan to step down/stop the medicine. As part of treatment with these medicines the practice will carry out random urine testing. If you would like more information please discuss with your doctor.
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