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Monday 7th October 2019

Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th December 2019

EMIS Patient Access

You can now order your repeat medication and make a routine appointment with your GP online using Patient Access.   To register for this service please contact reception who will give you an activation key.

Welcome to Leslie Medical Practice

Leslie Medical Practice is a four doctor practice, covering Leslie, Glenrothes and surrounding area. There are two Practice Nurses, a Healthcare Assistant, four Receptionists, an Administrator, an Office Manager and a Practice Manager. There are also two community nurses and two health visitors who are attached to the practice, based in the Leslie Clinic next door to the practice.

With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.

Get Well, Keep Well

Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.

Join In

We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features such as ordering a repeat prescription. Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.

Practice News

Changes to Gabapentin and Pregabalin Prescriptions

Changes to the law surrounding the supply of medicines coming into force from 1st April 2019 mean that prescriptions for Gabapentin and Pregabalin will be more tightly controlled.

Gabapentin and Pregabalin are safe and effective for conditions such as neuropathic pain relief, anxiety or epilepsy when taken as prescribed by your GP or specialist. However, there are increasing reports of patients coming to harm when it is misused and this is the reason for the additional controls. You may be asked to attend the practice for review of your medicine.

A prescription for Gabapentin or Pregabalin now requires the following before it can be supplied by the pharmacy;

  • The prescription is only valid for 28 days from the date printed on it and must be dispensed by a pharmacy within that time.
  • The practice has to issue a maximum of 30 days’ supply on prescription—quantities may be reduced to 28 days supply to comply with this.

These changes will take time to put in place, so please be patient whilst we try to ensure the prescriptions we issue are legally correct. If they are not correct, the pharmacy cannot dispense them.

Please note - Prescriptions for these medicines will not be replaced if lost and may not be issued early.

If you would like any further information or would like to discuss your these changes then please contact us and we will arrange for our Practice pharmacist to contact you.

NHS Fife Take Stock Campaign

Take stock

Last year 28 tonnes of unused medicines were returned in Fife at a cost of £2.1 million.

There are simple things that we all can do to reduce medicines waste:

  • When you are ordering your medicines - Check Before You Order then Only Order What You Need  If you no longer take your medicine or have a question about it talk to the pharmacy team in your local pharmacy or GP practice.
  • If you are coming into hospital bring all of your medicines with you - staff will have a complete record of all you are taking and the hospital pharmacy wont need to dispense more of the same medicines if they are not needed.

Take stock and help us to reduce medicine waste in Fife - you can find out more at

www.nhsfife.org/takestock

 If you're coming into hospital bring all your medicines with you - staff will have a complete record of all you're taking and the hospital pharmacy won't need to dispense more of the same medicines if they're not needed

Take Stock and help us to reduce medicines waste in Fife - you can find out more at www.nhsfife.org/takestock

 If you're coming into hospital bring all your medicines with you - staff will have a complete record of all you're taking and the hospital pharmacy won't need to dispense more of the same medicines if they're not needed

Take Stock and help us to reduce medicines waste in Fife - you can find out more at www.nhsfife.org/takestock

 If you're coming into hospital bring all your medicines with you - staff will have a complete record of all you're taking and the hospital pharmacy won't need to dispense more of the same medicines if they're not needed

Take Stock and help us to reduce medicines waste in Fife - you can find out more at www.nhsfife.org/takestock

(Site updated 24/09/2019)
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