Chatham Street Surgery121 Chatham StreetReadingBerkshire, RG1 7JETel: 0118 950 5121
Whooping Cough vaccines are available for women between 28 and 38 weeks pregnant.
We aim to give you an appointment within 48 hours, it may not always be with the Doctor of your choice.
You can also book up to 8 weeks in advance if you wish to do so.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION PLEASE READ
Clicking the above link or the picture to the right will re-direct you to Emis Patient Access YOU WILL NEED TO REGISTER IF YOU WISH TO USE EMIS PATIENT ACCESS. FORMS ARE AVAILABLE AT RECEPTION.
Please contact the surgery for details on how to register.
Requests for repeat prescriptions will be dealt with within 2 working days, please note, if you request a repeat prescription on a Friday it will take longer to process. This can be done in-person, by post, or on line.You will need to register for online access at reception.
Please note we DO NOT take prescription requests over the telephone or by fax.
Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs). The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successive Governments have thought it reasonable to charge for those who can afford to pay for their medicines. Prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) offer real savings for people who need extensive medication.
In England, NHS prescriptions are charged per item. As of April 1 2016 each item costs £8.40.
If you have ongoing repeat NHS prescriptions but are not entitled to free prescriptions, a Pre-Payment Certificate (PPC) may save you money. This is especially true if you have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months or more than 14 items in 12 months.
Pre-Payment Certificate in England
A three-month PPC costs £29.10 and a 12-month PPC costs £104.00. You can purchase a PPC as follows:
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website
Please allow a minimum of 2 full working days, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.
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