Extended Prescribing (Holidays / Working Away from Home)
Under current DHSSPSNI regulations, to ensure Patient safety and compliance, the Surgery is only obliged, to provide Patients with 3 months supply of their medications. If Patients are to be away for longer they should consult their Doctor or Medical care provider in the country in which they are residing.
Prescribing – Bank / Public Holidays
Patients are requested not to order EXTRA during holiday period. The Surgery is only usually closed for 2 – 4 days. Patients should have enough in their regular Prescriptions to cover this period.
Please note that 48 hour prescribing does not include holidays. (e.g. Request on Friday before holiday not available until 1 day after holiday ends. i.e. May Day Bank Holiday prescription ready Tuesday pm after 4.00pm.