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Horsefair Surgery Open Day 

Tuesday 22nd August between 8.30am & 6.00pm

Following a CQC re-inspection in May, the subsequent media coverage and the resignation of the Partners, our Patient Participation Group felt it would be a good opportunity to give patients of Horsefair a chance to pop in and find out what is actually happening with their surgery.

This is your opportunity to ask any questions, raise any concerns and dispel the rumours you are hearing. 

As well as members of the PPG, Fiona and Julia, Horsefair's new management team, will be on hand to answer to your questions and listen to your concerns.

We look forward to seeing you.

 

 

 

 

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): £8.20
  • 12-month prepayment certificate (PPC): £104.00
  • 3-month PPC: £29.10

If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 15 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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