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Essential Services

Essential Services

As your local community pharmacy, we can offer a wide range of services and facilities for you and your family.

Emergency Dispensing

At night, on Sundays, and Public Holidays, the doctor may mark your prescription "Urgent" and can make arrangements to get it dispensed. In exceptional circumstances the local Police may be able to help.

Emergency Supplies

If you are unable to get to your doctor and require a prescription medicine in an emergency, we may be able to help.


We dispense both NHS and private prescriptions. Any warnings or recommendations regarding your medicines will automatically appear on your label.

Unwanted Medicines

Please return all unwanted medicines to the pharmacy where we will safely dispose of them.

Medicine Containers

All tablets and capsules are supplied in chid resistant containers unless you request us not to. Please remember KEEP ALL MEDICINES OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Your pharmacist will advise you on safe storage of all medicines.

Some people may require special containers to enable them to take their medicines regularly and accurately. These will be obtained on request.

Stoma/ Incontinence Supplies

We can supply from stock or quickly obtain a comprehensive range of these products including pads, mattress covers, sheets, etc and the pharmacist will offer you confidential advice in any of these areas.

Pregnancy Testing Service

A pregnancy testing service is available or home testing kits can be purchased. The pharmacist will also advise on fertility testing.

Residential and nursing care homes

We can provide full pharmaceutical service to all homes.

This includes advice on use, storage and disposal of medicines, training of care staff and delivery arrangements.

Surgery Equipment

We can supply a comprehensive range of equipment for use by doctors, nurses, and midwives. Please ask for our catalogue.

Healthcare aids for the elderly and disabled

We can supply from stock or quickly obtain a wide variety of products such as wheelchairs, commodes, anti pressure products, toilet, kitchen and eating aids.

First aid supplies

We carry a wide range of products for domestic use but can also meet requirements for offices, shops, and factories.


Your pharmacist can advise on minor complaints and recommend suitable products from our foot care range.


We can supply stockings ordered by your doctor and also many other items not available on the NHS such as support tights. We also offer a measuring and fitting service.

Holiday check list

We provide a list of things you may need for your holiday. These include sun creams, anti-malarial treatments, and remedies for upset stomachs and diarrhoea. Please ask the pharmacist for advice.

Healthcare leaflets

Healthcare education and information leaflets are always available.

Health Advice

The pharmacist is available for advice on all medicines and minor aliments, in private, if required.

Counter Medicines

We keep a wide range of well known counter medicines and vitamins, minerals and tonics. The pharmacist is available for advice on all diet supplements.

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