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Winchmore Hill Practice 
Dr Noor, Dr Parbhoo, Dr Sankaran, Dr Takla

Gabapentin and Pregabalin ( posted on Mar 27, 2019 )

Rescheduling of Gabapentin and Pregabalin as Schedule 3 Controlled Drugs

 

From 1/4/19, Pregabalin and Gabapentin will be reclassified as Schedule 3 controlled drugs.

What this means for you:

1. Pregabalin and Gabapentin will not be in the repeat prescriptions.

2. You can request it online or through your pharmacy or by paper request by writing at the bottom of your repeat prescriptions.

3. Prescriptions have to be printed and signed and collected from the pharmacy.

4. It can not be dispensed electronically.

5. The prescription is vali only for 28 days from the date it was signed.

6. The quantity cannot exceed what is needed for 30 days.

7. Your pharmacy can no longer give out emergency supplies.

8. Please ensure you put the request in time to ensure you do not run out of the medication.

9. The request for this medication can not be made over the phone.


Pharmacist ( posted on May 25, 2018 )

We have employed a Pharmacist who provides medication management support to the doctors, to carry out medication reviews and other medication matters. 

Nurse Practitioner - Minor Illness Sessions ( posted on Sep 10, 2015 )

Nurse Practitioner – Minor Illness Sessions    

 

We are very pleased to offer a new service to our patients*.  Our existing nurse, Julie Crouch, is a qualified Nurse Practitioner and now provides Minor Illness / Triage consultations.  You will be offered an appointment for the following conditions / problems:

 

      >   Cold 

      >   Cough

      >   Throat infections

      >   Diarrhoea 

      >   Vomiting

      >   Skin rash

      >   Skin Problems

      >   Eye problems

      >   Aches and pains 

      >   Back pain

      >   Urinary symptoms

      >   Wound care

      >   Vaginal discharge symptoms

      >   Infected toe / finger

      >   Athlete’s foot

      >   Folliculitis

 

*  This service is NOT suitable for patients UNDER TWO years of age


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