Day: August 10, 2016

Only GPs to issue repeat prescriptions in new cost-cutting scheme

Patients used to ordering repeat prescriptions at their local pharmacy may be in for a surprise: a new scheme due to be rolled out across Cambridgeshire will require GPs rather than chemists to authorise repeat medications. The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group says this would cut down on the £7.5 million worth of medicines …

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Two businesses interested in running Ely Post Office

Two businesses have expressed an interest in running Ely Post Office, which is currently being operated by a temporary postmaster. Today a Post Office spokeswoman told Spotted in Ely that the organisation was waiting for the two interested parties to submit formal applications so that it can hopefully move forward with appointing a permanent postmaster. …

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Allow extra time for tractors – and only overtake when it's safe, say police

Think tractor when driving around East Cambridgeshire is the message from police – and only overtake when it is safe to do so. The A142 is particularly congested with agricultural traffic and high sided vehicles at this time of the year. Police are advising drivers to be extra patient and take special care along this …

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