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Dispensary

taking_medicineWe have provision to dispense to patients who live outside the town boundaries. The health service regulations on this matter are very strict and this service can only be offered to those patients who register as dispensing patients when they join the practice or when they move house. For further information, please telephone the surgery and a member of our dispensary staff will be pleased to answer your enquiries.

Dispensing

The practice is able to dispense medication for patients who live more than one mile from the nearest chemist. Medication can be collected from our dispensary following consultation with the doctor.


We are sorry but, in order to ensure that we are able to maintain the current level of turnaround, the dispensary will no longer be open during extended hours. 

This will take effect from Monday 8th January 2018.  It will be open daily from 8.00am until 6.30pm. 

We will also be closing every Thursday between 2.00pm - 4.00pm from 1.12.2017


How Your Pharmacist Can Help

Your pharmacist is there to advise you about medicines, common ailments and are able to tell you when you need to see a doctor.

If you...

  • need help choosing the right medicine
  • are not sure what is causing a problem or what to do about it
  • are unsure whether you need to see a doctor
  • want advice on how to stay healthy

...go and see your pharmacist.

To help your pharmacist help you, keep to the same pharmacy. That way they will get to know you and you will get to know the pharmacist and staff.

To get advice over the phone and find out about opening times, keep the pharmacy telephone number in a safe place.

Always tell your pharmacist if you are taking other medicines.

If you ask for a medicine, you may be asked a few questions to check that a particular medicine is suitable. BE SURE TO GIVE ALL THE INFORMATION REQUIRED.

With the specialist advice available from your pharmacist, you can treat yourself and save yourself time and inconvenience.

 
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