Important changes to ordering your prescriptions

In order to make our prescription service safer, and after careful consideration, our GPs have made the decision that it is in our patient’s best interest and for safe prescribing of medications that we will no longer take medication requests over the telephone, this includes the removal of our repeat ordering telephone message service as of the 15th April.

Diabetes Scotland

Diabetes Scotland

Most publicity centres on the rising numbers of patients with Type 2 diabetes and the association with obesity. However, the numbers of children with Type 1, which is caused by an autoimmune process which attacks the insulin producing cells in the pancreas, are also rising rapidly -by 2-3% per year in most countries.