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Information - updated 13.12.21




Following the end to mandatory social distancing and mask wearing in daily life on 19 July, please be advised that if you are visiting a healthcare setting such as GP surgery, community clinic or hospital, you will still be required to wear a facemask and adhere to social distancing guidelines.


We are still seeing rising cases of COVID-19 in our communities and in admission to our local hospitals so despite the easing of restrictions in our daily lives, we must continue to follow a rigorous process in health and care settings to keep our patients and our colleagues safe.


Despite any changes coming into force from Monday 19 July in the communitycurrent guidance remains in place in hospitals, GP and other primary care buildings and services in central Lancashire, and will not change at this time.  


Therefore, all health and social care staff, volunteers, patients and visitors will still be required to continue to follow the below: 

  • HANDS: Wash hands regularly with soap and water or hand gel if hand washing facilities are not available 
  • FACE: Wear a face covering in practice buildings  
  • SPACE: Stay at least 2m away from people wherever possible and ensure you follow the social distancing measures in place 

Thank you for helping us continue to keep our patients and staff safe during these continued challenging times.



General Information



Patients on repeat medication are issued with a list of these items on collection of their prescription from their chemist.

Once ordered, please allow 48 hours before collecting your prescription from your nominated chemist.

If a prescription is required early due to holidays, please make this clear by informing the prescription clerk, adding it to the email or in the 'Other Details' box when ordering online. If no details are entered your order will be queried, and your prescription will be delayed.

Your doctor will ask to see or speak to you periodically to review your repeat medication.

For your convenience a list of local chemists and their telephone numbers can be found towards the bottom of this page.


How to order Repeat Prescriptions

There are several ways you can order repeat medication -

1) The telephone prescription line available Monday to Friday 8.30am to 12.30pm for prescription orders and queries. Telephone 01772 423555 and press the prescription option. Please note - the phone line is always busy 8.30am on a Monday morning......

2) Online - Using Emis Patient Access Services or MY GPApp -

Information is available on the Patient Online Services page. You must register with the service before being able to order a repeat prescription.

3) Email. Email the surgery  - please add PRESCRIPTION ORDER in the subject box - thank you.

Please note that your prescription will be sent to your nominated chemist electronically (EPS). You are no longer able to collect your prescription from the surgery.

If you use a delivery service through a chemist, you should inform the chemist and ourselves each time you order; Worden Medical Centre is happy to facilitate, but is not responsible for the provision of this service.



Some local chemists and their telephone numbers

ASDA                     01772 332290

Boots Leyland         01772 421169

Cohens Farrington    01772 454710

Late Night Pharmacy   01772 905678 ( Open until 10pm 7 days a week)

Rowlands Buckshaw         01772 452341

Rowlands Euxton         01257 269862

Rowlands Seven Stars         01772 622255

Rowlands Towngate         01772 622211

Rowlands Worden         0800 077 8710  

Sainsburys         01772 312457

Stearns         01772 459779

Tesco         01772 472847  (Open until 10pm weekdays)

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