From 30th September 2019, GP practices will begin to ask patients to only order repeat prescriptions through their practice and not through high street or internet pharmacies or appliance contractors, as they might previously have done.
GPs in Leicester City, Leicestershire and Rutland are no longer routinely providing prescriptions for medications and treatments which can be bought over the counter at pharmacies and supermarkets.
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Hundreds of local patients with Type 1 diabetes that are under the care of a diabetes specialist will now be able to manage their condition more easily, as wearable glucose sensors will be available on prescription.
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The local NHS is calling for patients to find out more about changes to prescribing and to provide their views on the changes before they take place.
Patients in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are being urged to get their repeat prescriptions in good time in preparation for the bank holiday weekend.
Patients in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are being urged not to leave it too late to order their repeat prescriptions this Christmas.
Patients across Leicester are set to benefit as a result of extra support being given to care homes around the prescribing of medications.
The three clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) are reviewing the process for repeat prescriptions and are inviting people to share their views
Have your say on possible changes to availability of paracetamol and gluten-free foods on prescription
We are investigating ways we can reduce the amount we spend on prescribing items which are also freely available to buy in supermarkets and community pharmacies. Have your say by completing our survey.