Acharacle Medical Practice
TEMPORARY NOTICE FOR PRESCRIPTION COLLECTION AND ORDERING
Please note that keeping in line with NHS Highland guidelines we will not be prescribing regular repeat medication for temporary residents during this time.
Our medication stock must be kept for our registered patients/community.
ORDERING YOUR PRESRIPTION:
The prescription line is now open between the hours of 9am and 11am.
The prescription line number is 01967 431479 or you can order anytime via our practice email on:
We ask that you do not order out with these times and do not phone the main practice number as we must keep this free for emergencies, medical and general advice given the current situation with Covid 19.
Please do not go to the community centre, your prescription will be delivered by the volunteers.
All prescriptions will now be delivered to your home. Please do not go to Dail Mhor. Patients who normally collect their prescriptions directly from the doctor, arrangements will be made at the time of ordering your prescription.
Please do not enter the building, a member of staff will meet you at the door and collect your prescription.
Please note we have volunteers who have come forward and offered to deliver prescriptions. Please when ordering your prescription let us know if you would like it to be delivered and we can arrange this.
Please give us 48 hours notice when ordering your repeat prescriptions.
As this is a dispensing practice prescriptions of all commonly used drugs are
made up in the dispensary on the surgery premises.
The standard amount of repeat prescription dispensed under the NHS is one month's supply.
Medication reviews, eg: for diabetes or asthma, are good
clinical practice and, if you have
a relevant history/repeat medication, you will be called for routine review with the Doctor or Nurse.
To order your repeat medication via email please download this "Repeat Medication Request" (Excel) form or
"Repeat Medication Request" (Text) form and save it to your home computer as a blank copy.
Each time you wish to order more medication, simply use "save as" to create a new copy of the form (you will need to rename it). Complete the form by typing in the relevant information about type of medication etc, then email the completed form to the Practice's address:
Or download the "Repeat Medication Request" (pdf file), save it to your computer. Then go to the Free PDF Editor & Form Filler to fill in the form and email it directly from their website to us at
We will always acknowledge receipt of your
If you have not received an email acknowledgement within 1 working day,
please telephone the surgery.
NOTICE TO PATIENTS FROM ACHARACLE MEDICAL PRACTICE
We have a dedicated phone line for our patients to use when ordering prescriptions, along with specific times for collection of medication.
THE PRESCRIPTION LINE NUMBER IS 01967 431479.
This line will be open and manned each day from Monday to Friday from 8.30am - 10.30am, after which time the line will be closed until the following day. The usual two days notice from ordering your prescription to collecting your prescription will be needed.
Prescriptions will be available for collection at Acharacle Medical Practice, Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 6pm, but please remember we are closed between 1pm & 2pm.
Kilchoan prescription collection arrangements remain unchanged.
PRESCRIPTION COLLECTIONS FOR STRONTIAN PATIENTS
AS OF MONDAY 6TH MAY, PLEASE COULD PATIENTS WHO LIVE IN STRONTIAN COLLECT THEIR PRESCRIPTIONS FROM DAIL MHOR HOUSE.
YOU MAY COLLECT YOUR PRESCRIPTIONS 7 DAYS A WEEK FROM 10AM UNTIL 7PM.
Acharacle Medical Practice
The Pines Medical Centre
Acharacle, Ardnamurchan, Argyll, PH36 4JU
Tel: 01967 431231 Fax: 01967 431396