Important Practice News & Notices
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Over the past few months, the UK’s regulator of medicines (Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency) has issued a series of alerts relating to Emerade adrenaline pens.
The quickest and easiest way to order your repeat prescription is via the NHS App – search your app store or download here. (https://www.nhs.uk/using-the-nhs/nhs-services/the-nhs-app/).
General Practices in England will generally not be able to give you an NHS prescription for medicines that are available to buy in pharmacies and supermarkets.
Jubilee Street Practice has a comprehensive repeat prescribing policy to ensure the safety of our patients and to make sure we are using medicines appropriately.
Proton Pump Inhibitors (or PPIs) are a group of medicines used to reduce stomach acid and include omeprazole, lansoprazole, esomeprazole and pantoprazole.
Always speak to your GP or pharmacist before stopping prescribed medicines. PPIs should be reduced slowly to minimise rebound symptoms.
These are known as ‘emollients’ and are really important for the maintenance and treatment of dry skin conditions where they need to be used frequently to prevent dryness and itching – often up to four or five times a day.
This practice allows community health service clinical staff directly involved in your care to access parts of your medical record. Your consent will be asked before this can take place. If you do not wish this to happen, please let the practice know.