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All appointments are subject to cancellation or rescheduling.  All appointments will take place remotely, where possible.  If you think you may have Coronavirus, please visit the NHS 111 website, where you will be able to check your symptoms and get some information on how to self-isolate. 

If you have any other URGENT medical need, please telephone the surgery and ask for a call back from a member of the clinical team, where you will be given a telephone call or video consultation. A very small number or patients may need to be seen in the surgery.  These patients will be given special instructions.  ONLY COME TO THE SURGERY IF YOU ARE SPECIFICALLY INSTRUCTED TO DO SO.

Discouraged Medicines 

Doctors are not allowed to prescribe discouraged medicines to our patients on the NHS. This includes products such as shampoos, mouth wash, toothpaste, oral drops, eye drops, multivitamins, socks, certain creams for skin, and beauty lotion.

The following items are blacklisted and are not available on prescription in Coventry and Warwickshire. The majority of these items are available to buy over the counter:

  • Buscopan IBS relief
  • Opticom Allergy
  • Corsodyl Mouthwash and others
  • Multivitiamins, Co-enzyme Q10
  • Abidec, Dalivit drop
  • Buccastem M
  • Ibandronic acid 150mg monthly
  • Colief
  • Simple Linctus
  • Aveeno and Eucerin
  • Duraphat
  • Tresiba
  • Armour Thyroid
  • Desloratadine
  • Buscopan Cramps
  • Sudocream
  • Bonjela
  • Supranette Wipes
  • Glucosamine, Prestylon and Omacor
  • Veil Cream
  • Loceryl Nail Lacquer Kit
  • Cerumol
  • Gluten Free Products
  • Codeine Linctus
  • Neutrogena T/Gel Shampoo
  • Cilostazol
  • Artelac
  • Brimonidine
  • Minocycline

Please see for further information and the most up-to-date list.


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