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Emergency prescription?

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JennyC80 Fri 17-May-13 21:07:05

Hello, I'm 6 month pregnant and on clexane for blood clotting disorder. Just realised I forgot to collect me prescription and run out of medication. Can I get emergency medication without prescription just to see me through till Monday? If yes then where: hospital or pharmacy? Please advise. Thank u in advance!

Hawkmoth Fri 17-May-13 21:10:16

www.nhs.uk/chq/pages/1011.aspx?categoryid=73&subcategoryid=105

Or you could try OOH, but the pharmacist first.

tribpot Fri 17-May-13 21:10:18

Is the clexane prescribed by your GP or the hospital? Assuming GP, you need to phone the out of hours service (NHS Direct or 111 depending on the area, will post a link in a mo which I think shows which is operating per region). They may or may not send you to an out of hours centre but more likely they will have a GP prescribe over the phone and fax a prescription to a (community) pharmacy which is open tomorrow.

tribpot Fri 17-May-13 21:13:32

List of areas where 111 is operating is on this page under 'NHS 111 areas'.

JennyC80 Sat 18-May-13 11:22:06

Thank u all! Got it sorted smile didn't expect it to be so easy smile xx

tribpot Sat 18-May-13 13:12:52

Glad it's sorted.

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