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Prescription Ordering

A minimum of three clear working days is required to process all repeat prescription requests. ‘Working days’ are classed as Monday to Friday (excluding all Bank Holidays). 

So for example, if you would like your medication to be ready on a (non-Bank Holiday) Monday afternoon, you will need to order it on Wednesday morning at the latest.


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Current Vacancies

Tamar Valley Health




Newly qualified and retainers welcome


Start date: ASAP


Tamar Valley Health is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the Cornwall/Devon border. Close to the market town of Tavistock and within easy reach of Plymouth. There is a good choice of local schools. Between moor, sea and river, outdoor opportunities abound for sailing, surfing, cycling and walking.

Tamar Valley Health is an innovative forward thinking practice:

  • GMS 16,000+ patients with 7 GP partners, 2 Pharmacist Partners and 6 Associate GPs working over 2 health centres at Callington and Gunnislake
  • Pharmacy at Gunnislake Health Centre with rising profits and Practice Dispensaries at both sites
  • Full QOF scores for the last 3 years and ‘Good/Outstanding’ CQC ratings
  • Active involvement with the CCG and LMC
  • SystmOne and EPS
  • Excellent Clerical and Nursing Teams including a Prescribing Nurse Practitioner and Prescribing Nurse Team Leader
  • Medical Student Training
  • Active in NIHR and RCGP approved research
  • Close links to Community teams


For further information and to arrange an informal visit please contact Natalie Wilkerson, HR Manager at or telephone 01579 382666.


Advanced Nurse Practitioner


Tamar Valley Health is an innovative and forward thinking practice with a team providing new models of care with clinical pharmacists and general practice paramedics working alongside experience GPs and managers. Based over two sites, we are looking for an Advanced Nurse Practitioner / Prescriber to join our clinical team and help deliver primary care services to our patients in our very busy, friendly surgeries.


  • Full time hours (37.5 per week) but would consider part time
  • Salary is negotiable depending on experience
  • Five weeks annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Generous occupational pension scheme


Essential skills & Experience:


  • Experience of delivering a high standard of patient care as Advanced Nurse Practitioner, using advanced autonomous clinical skills and a broad in-depth theoretical knowledge base
  • Recognised Advanced Nurse Practitioner and prescriber qualification
  • Ability to manage a clinical caseload, dealing with presenting patient’s needs
  • Ability to prioritise and triage the needs of patients accordingly, making any necessary referrals to secondary services for diagnosis and treatment
  • Ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good IT skills


Desirable Skills & Experience:


  • Experience of working in a GP Practice
  • Previous SystmOne experience



Please apply with a covering letter and C.V addressed to Natalie Wilkerson, HR Manager

Closing date: Friday 12th January 2018





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