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The Health CentreTaylors AvenueCarrickfergus, BT38 7HUTel: 028 9331 5805
ADDITIONAL CONTACT NUMBERS FOR CASTLE PRACTICE
All our repeat prescriptions are computer generated. Items that the doctors intend to be repeated are printed on the right hand side of the prescription tear off slip.
If you require a repeat prescription, tick the appropriate item and leave the tear off slip in the box provided in reception. Similarly you can order a repeat prescription by telephoning 028 9331 5802 between 09:30 - 11:30 and 14:00 - 15:30.
Alternatively you can now order online by following the link at the bottom of the homepage and completing a simple registration process.
Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see a doctor, nurse practitioner or practice nurse at least once a year to review these regular medications and notification should appear on your repeat slip.
Please ensure that you book an appropriate appointment to avoid unnecessary delays to further prescriptions.
Please allow 72 hours for prescriptions to be processed and remember to take weekends and bank holidays into account.
We may contact you with regard to review of your current medication to ensure quality prescribing.
We do not expect you to experience any adverse effects as a result of these changes.
We hope that you will support the practice as we endeavour to make cost savings in our prescribing budget.
If you have any queries regarding any changes, please contact the practice
Certain specialised drugs require regular blood monitoring. Examples include (but are not limited to) Methotrexate, Azathioprine, Lithium, Sulfasalazine and Ciclosporin
Monitoring enables the GP to safely prescribe for you.
The exact monitoring bloods, and frequency required, has been decided by experts in the area.
Monitoring is provided by our nursing staff and will be set up when medication is started.