IMPORTANT INFORMATION

-48 HOUR PRESCRIPTION ORDER POLICY
-ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY TOWARDS ALL STAFF NO ABUSE WILL BE ACCEPTED
-UNREASONABLE DEMANDS ON SPECIFIC CLINICIANS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AS PER PRACTICE POLICY

IMPORTANT PRACTICE INFORMATION

THERE IS A 48 HOUR PRESCRIPTION ORDER POLICY WITHOUT EXCEPTION – SEE LINK ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY TOWARDS ALL STAFF – NO ABUSE WILL BE ACCEPTED UNREASONABLE DEMANDS ON SPECIFIC CLINICIANS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AS PER PRACTICE POLICY

Practice Prescribing Policy

Practice Prescribing Policy

This applies to all patients registered with the surgery.

We endeavour to provide the best patient care possible. Therefore by registering with us we will help you reduce and stop some medications, which can have long term problems and side effects. Frequently medications can cause dependence and are not suitable for long term use and as such have negative health outcomes. Further information is available through NHS inform website.  

Upon registering with Rockfield Medical Centre your medication will be reviewed and we will endeavour to reduce and stop the following groups of medication. This list is not exclusive.

  • Benzodiazepines (Diazepam, Lorazepam, Temazepam)
  • Sleeping tablets (Zopiclone, Zolpidem)
  • Opioids (Tramadol, Morphine, Codeine, Oxycodone)
  • Gabapentinoids (Pregabalin (Lyrica), Gabapentin)