In return for the convenience of being able to get a repeat prescription each month without having to make an appointment to see the doctor, we do expect that patients understand the importance of full medical review and/or examination and therefore will attend for regular follow-up and review of the effectiveness of your treatment, when requested to do so.
Failure to attend for review may mean that prescriptions will not be issued.
Patients whose condition is stable will usually need to be seen as follows:
- High blood pressure - 6 months
- Diabetes - 6 months
- HRT - 6 months
- Oral contraception - 6 months
- Angina - 6 months
- Asthma - 6 months
- Epilepsy - Annually
Please note: All the above may be varied according to state of individual health.