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Drs McFerran Cox Treanor & Farrelly Practice Ballyowen Health Centre179 Andersonstown RoadBelfast, BT11 9EATel: 028 90 608500
Closures: The Practice will be closed on Wednesday 18th May 2022 pm for training and Thursday 19th pm for covid vaccinations.
Patients travelling outside Northern Ireland for treatment
If you wish to receive medical treatment outside Northern Ireland, it’s important to understand how it works and the assistance you may be able to access.
This guidance applies to patients who are travelling outside Northern Ireland to access healthcare assessment and/or treatment. It is not relevant for travel within Northern Ireland for health and social care services
National Contact Point Health and Social Care Board 12-22 Linenhall Street Belfast BT2 8BS
T: +44 (0)28 9536 3152
Prescriptions may be requested by telephoning the 24 hour repeat prescription line on 02890 608604. You can also order by post or online via the link at the top of this page. New users to the online system are required to complete a simple registration.
Requests should be made 48 hours in advance however, urgent prescriptions and hospital scripts will be issued on the same day. We are not a dispensing practice. Please note the reception staff cannot take telephone requests to check if prescription is ready.
Patients on repeat medication will be asked to see a doctor, nurse practitioner or practice nurse at least once a year to review these regular medications and notification should appear on your repeat slip. Please ensure that you book an appropriate appointment to avoid unnecessary delays to further prescriptions.
Please allow 48 hours, excluding weekends and Bank Holidays, for your request to be processed. Any problems please telephone the surgery.