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Prescription Requests
Due to the corona-virus pandemic, we are temporarily accepting requests for prescriptions via the  email.  Please email your request to abbeyroad.surgery@nhs.net  When calling the surgery please bear in mind our telephone lines are extremely busy at this time and it may take us longer to answer your call. PLEASE NOTE OUR PRESCRIPTION ENQUIRY LINE TIMES HAVE CHANGED 08.30am - 13.00pm.

Telephone: 01229821599 Option 1

Email: abbeyroad.surgery@nhs.net

Help us to help you by nominating a pharmacy you would like your prescription sending to for collection. This helps keep patient activity within the health centre to a minimum.

We thank you for your continued support & understanding.


WE HAVE MOVED
We have moved into the Alfred Barrow Health Centre & all appointments made at our surgery will be held at the Alfred Barrow Health Centre on Duke Street in Barrow, LA14 2LB.

Our phone number remains the same and if you have any queries or concerns, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

myGP App

Download our new appointment bookings app to your smartphone for free. myGP was developed to make access to healthcare easier and faster for patients. Once downloaded, simply log-in with your date of birth and mobile number and add the people you care for, allowing you to book and cancel appointments for them. It’s really that easy! For more information, please visit: ilovemygp.com.

GP and Nurse appointments are available at evenings, weekends, and Bank Holidays
These are available via Cumbria Health on Call.  To book an appointment, speak to your GP practice or call 03000 247 247.

NEVER MISS ANOTHER APPOINTMENT WITH OUR FREE TEXT MESSAGE REMINDER SERVICE
Please update your mobile telephone number at reception today so we can text your reminders of your upcoming appointments and notify you of any check-ups you are due. For more information click HERE.

Repeat Prescriptions



Prescription Requests

Prescription requests must be made in writing and can be made in a number of ways:

Online - Online services such as patient access 

In person - use the pre-printed form attached to your prescription (or a request form available from reception)

By post - Abbey Road Surgery, 1st Floor Alfred Barrow Health Centre, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 2LB with a stamped addressed envelope or a postage stamp

Email - new email address coming soon

Please allow two full working days for prescriptions to be processed (Postal requests may take up to 5 working days) and remember to take weekends and bank holidays into account.  In an emergency we will try to provide same day collection.

If you are requesting an item which you have not had for some time please specify in your request the reason why this item is needed.  There may be a time delay in processing these types of requests if sufficient information is not supplied in your initial request or the Doctor may wish to speak to you before issuing.

Medication Reviews
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.

Prescription Enquiries
If you have a query regarding your prescription or your medications please telephone the surgery between 8.30am & 13.00pm using option 1 between  (Please note: We Do Not Accept Requests for Prescriptions Over The Telephone)
 

 
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