Mytton Oak SurgeryRacecourse LaneShrewsbury, SY3 5LZTel: 01743 362223
Our flu vaccine is now available. This year we are offering 3 types of vaccine. One for children, another for adults in 'at risk groups' which offers protection from 4 different strains of flu and also a new vaccine designed to give increased protection to the over 65s. Please contact our Receptionists to check your eligibility and book your appointment
Mytton Oak Good Neighbours volunteers offer lifts to and from surgery and hospital appointments. Anyone who has mobility difficulties can arrange transport by ringing 07530 456327 on weekdays between 9am and 12 noon. Clients are invited to contribute £5 to the scheme (£10 for Telford and Gobowen).
We are always looking for more volunteers to drive and/or answer the telephone occasionally.
All patients are automatically registered with Mytton Oak Medical Practice. As part of a government initiative patients have also now been allocated to a named accountable GP. It is important to note that patients are still free to see whichever GP they choose, however any incoming post or results will normally be reviewed by your named GP who will have overall responsibility for your care. If you would like to know who your allocated named GP is then please speak to any member of staff when you next attend the practice or alternatively ask at reception.
It is possible for Patients to book, amend and cancel appointments and to order repeat prescriptions online. It is also possible for patients to view their medical records, including test results online. Please contact the surgery for details.
Patients on regular medication do not always need to see the doctor for a repeat of their medicines. You will be issued with a computer slip attached to your prescription. This should be returned to the surgery when you need further medication after ticking the items you require. Sometimes you may be asked to come in and see the doctor or nurse.
All prescription requests must be made in person by writing and bringing into the surgery OR by telephoning the POD (Prescription Ordering Service) 033 33 583 509 Mon to Fri 8am - 5pm
Please allow two full working days for your prescription to be processed. Prescriptions will be posted to you only if you provide a stamped, addressed envelope.
Patients on long-term medication are asked to consult the doctor at six-monthly intervals for a check of their medication.
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.
From 1 April 2018, the charges are:
If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 14 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a Pre Payments Certificate, these are available for 12months or 3 months , forms are available to request a certificate from the surgery or the chemist
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website
Please allow 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.
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