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EXCITING NEWS!

As many of our patients will already be aware, Alverton Practice is moving.

After many years of planning and lots of hard work, we will moving to our fabulous new building and will be open for business on Monday 4th February 2019

Our new address is Alverton Practice, St Clare Medical Centre, St Clare Street, Penzance TR18 3DX

The telephone number is the same 01736 363741 as are the opening hours and all other aspects of the business, Newlyn and Mounts Bay surgeries continue to operate as before.

Please contact the Practice if you have any concerns.

The partners and staff are looking forward to seeing you in our new home.

We are delighted and proud to announce that we are Cornwall's first accredited Armed Forces Veteran friendly GP Practice. 

This is new national innovation from the Royal College of General Practitioners.

Please contact us for further details.  Dr(Lt Col) Boulter RAMC is our veterans lead.

REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS-PLEASE NOTE WE NO LONGER ACCEPT TELEPHONE REQUESTS FOR THESE. IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO USE ANY OF THE METHODS BELOW, PLEASE LET THE RECEPTION TEAM KNOW.

Repeat Prescriptions can be requested in the following ways:

  •         Send a written request (or use the tear off part of your previous prescription) by post.
  •         Email prescriptions.alverton@nhs.net with your name, date of birth, address and the names of the medications you require.
  •         Pop a written request into Alverton, Newlyn or Mounts Bay surgeries.
  •         Register for ‘The Waiting Room 2’ (an online service for ordering repeat prescriptions-see below).

The Waiting Room 2  

GP online services allow you to access a range of services via your computer, mobile or tablet. Once you have signed up, you will be able to:

  • book or cancel appointments online

  • renew or order repeat prescriptions online

  • view parts of your GP record, including information about medication, allergies

You can still contact the practice by phone or in person, this is just another option, which other patients have found is more convenient and saves them time. More information including “how to” leaflets and videos of patients and why they are using GP online services are available at www.nhs.uk/gponlineservices

For more information, please contact reception or next time you visit the surgery, bring with you a piece of photo ID (passport, driving licence) and something with your address on like a bank statement a gas or electric bill . If you don’t have any of these, please talk to us and we will help you sign-up.

 

 

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