PRESCRIPTIONS AND

ONLINE Services

PATIENT TRIAGE – CONTACT US ONLINE

requests will be read by a member of the SURGERY team within 2 working days. 

PATIENT TRIAGE MUST ONLY BE USED FOR NON-URGENT REQUESTS.

pATIENT TRIAGE CANNOT BE USED TO BOOK ROUTINE NURSE/HCA APPOINTMENTS – PLEASE CONTACT OUR SURGERY RECEPTION.

 

PRESCRIPTIONS AND ONLINE SERVICES

 REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS ARE AUTHORISED BY THE DOCTOR, AND MEAN YOU CAN REQUEST A LIMITED NUMBER OF PRESCRIPTIONS WITHOUT FURTHER CONSULTATIONS.  YOU CAN REQUEST A PRESCRIPTION ON-LINE, IN PERSON, BY POST OR BY TELEPHONE.

WE HAVE A DEDICATED NUMBER FOR REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS. THE NUMBER IS 01643 703441, OPTION 2.  THIS NUMBER IS AVAILABLE BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 09:00 AND 12:00 ON WEEKDAYS. 

REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS CAN ALSO BE REQUESTED BY EMAILING SOMCCG.MMCPRESCRIPTIONS@NHS.NET. THIS EMAIL IS FOR non-urgent REPEAT PRESCRIPTION REQUESTS ONLY. IF YOUR MEDICATION REQUEST IS URGENT PLEASE CONTACT OUR PRESCRIPTION LINE.

PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH WITH YOUR REQUEST. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT REQUESTS FOR “ALL REPEATS” OR REQUESTS WITH LIMITED INFORMATION ARE LIKELY TO RESULT IN A DELAY IN THE PROCESSING OF MEDICATION. IN SUCH INSTANCES, STAFF WILL NEED TO CONTACT YOU TO DISCUSS YOUR EXACT REQUIREMENTS.

THIS EMAIL INBOX IS ONLY MONITORED DURING PRESCRIPTION LINE HOURS – 9AM-12 NOON, MONDAY – FRIDAY.

we will action your request within 1 working day – pharmacy wait times may vary.

 

requesting medication using online services

TO ORDER your medication ONLINE we recommend using the nhs app or PATIENT ACCESS. the nhs app will also display your covid-19 vaccination status 

nhs app

The NHS App is now live with your COVID-19 certificate to show you’ve been vaccinated, many countries will require proof of this to allow you to enter. We anticipate this to be widely needed for travel.

The NHS App can be downloaded from here for iPhone or here for android.

you can also access the nhs app online here if you do not have a smartphone.

instructions on downloading and registering for the nhs app can be found here. 

It only takes a couple of minutes to set up, ideally you should have a form of ID & your NHS number to hand – https://www.nhs.uk/nhs-services/online-services/find-nhs-number/ can help you find your NHS Number.

 you can register on the nhs app without needing codes from the surgery. codes can still be obtained from the surgery if you are not able to complete the registration process.

The NHS App can also be used to order your repeat prescriptions.

 

PATIENT ACCESS – TO SIGN IN/REGISTER FOR Patient Access please click here

fOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO REGISTER FOR PATIENT ACCESS PLEASE CLICK HERE 

The patient access app is available from the apple and google app stores

You will need to contact the surgery for registration codes.

 

PLEASE CONTACT US FOR ANY HELP OR TO ARRANGE AN APPOINTMENT

01643 703441 - opt 1

(All Enquiries)

01643 703441 - Opt 2

(Prescriptions)

SOMCCG.MINEHEADMEDICALCENTRE@NHS.NET

(SURGERY EMAIL ADDRESS)

For non-urgent medical or admin requests please use our online patient triage:

https://www.mineheadmedicalcentre.co.uk/prescriptions-online-services/

Our GPs and clinical team cannot provide medical advice by email.

General information for the attention of a GP will be passed on if requested.

Please note - this email is not continually monitored throughout the day.

SOMCCG.MMCPRESCRIPTIONS@NHS.NET

(REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS EMAIL ADDRESS)

This email is for repeat prescription requests only.

If your medication request is urgent please contact our prescription line on 01643 703441 (Option 2). 9am - 12 noon, Monday - Friday.

Please include your name and date of birth with your request. Please be advised that requests for “all repeats” or requests with limited information are likely to result in a delay in the processing of medication. In such instances, staff will need to contact you to discuss your exact requirements.

This email inbox is only monitored during prescription line hours - 9am - 12 noon, Monday - Friday.

For repeat prescription ordering 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – please sign up to Patient Access or the NHS App – further details can be found on the Prescriptions and Online Access page of our website.

Minehead Medical Centre Address

Harley House Site
2 Irnham Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5DL