The Apollo Medical Centre Long Term Condition Medication Management Process is based on researched safe practice. It is designed to ensure that you, and all our patients, receive the most appropriate treatment and are given the best advice in order to optimize your health and wellbeing.
You will need to see your doctor at LEAST every six months, for a Long Term Condition Medication Review Consultation. This consultation will provide you with an opportunity to update your doctor on your condition and where appropriate have a physical examination. Specific tests may also be advised. Your doctor will be able to identify any new risk factors or contra- indications to your medication and provide you with the best possible treatment. This is an important consultation.
Apollo Medical Centre's prescription service aims to complete your repeat prescription requests within 3 working days. We are unable to offer URGENT PRESCRIPTION services. If you take regular long-term medications please ensure prescription requests are made in plenty of time to avoid disappointment.
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Process for requesting a repeat prescription between Long Term Condition Medication Review Consultations
If your GP has advised that your review appointment is appropriate every 6 months rather than every 3 months then:
You can request a repeat prescription via our patient portal ManageMyHealth. Registration to ManageMyHealth needs to be in person with the practice staff, and by providing a photo identification and a current email address. Alternatively, you can always phone the receptionist on 09 4773700. You will need to provide your name date of birth, contact phone number, and the medications you require.
You will be notified by the nurse if you are required to book a Long Term Condition Medication Review Consultation with your GP. Please alert the nurse if you require your medication before you can see your doctor for this consultation. You may need a consultation with a different doctor or your doctor may be prepared to write the script in advance of you seeing him or her. If this is the case you will need to book an appointment with your doctor within 1 to 2 weeks.
If you are eligible for a repeat prescription it will be available for you to collect within three weekdays from when you made the request.
Fees for prescriptions
Different fees apply to each age group and enrolled status so please ask at reception or click here for the pricing page of our website.