Requests for repeat prescriptions are changing. From Friday 1 September patients who usually have their medicines ordered on their behalf by their pharmacists or online pharmacies, will now need to order it directly from their GP surgery. This change helps GPs to monitor medicines prescribed to patients and aims to reduce the amount of wasted medicines. pdf Read the leaflet (4.00 MB) for more information.
NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is proud to be rated ‘Outstanding’ for cancer and ‘Good’ for mental health, by NHS England in their end of year 2016/17 assessment. However, due to the challenging financial position of the CCG, we have been rated as inadequate overall.
The summer holidays are now in full swing, but you didn’t envisage your little one falling ill, leaving them fed up, confined to the sofa watching TV. Help is at hand though as most minor ailments, such as coughs, bumps and scrapes can be looked after at home or with advice from a pharmacist.