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We welcome

Dr Katharine Merrifield (female)– Katharine trained at PRGP and has now joined as a salaried GP, working Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

 

Dr Chandra Rai (Male) –will be working on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

 

Dr Cathy Huyton (Female) – Starts on 19th July – Dr Huyton will be working Monday- Friday

 

Dr Sam Eden(Male) Will be staying with us as a salaried GP until July 2022.

 

Dr Georgie Calvert (Female) – Dr Calvert will become a salaried GP from mid-June working Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Dr Calvert will be sharing Dr Pugsley’s patient list as Dr Pugsley’s time is often taken up by being the Clinical Director of the local Primary Care Network.

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 charges

These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.

  • Prescription (per item): £9.35
  • 12-month prepayment certificate (PPC): £108.10
  • 3-month PPC: £30.25

If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 12 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

 
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