We dispense both NHS and private prescriptions. We keep and comprehensive medicine stock and use a fast and efficient wholesaler service to fulfil all prescriptions quickly. When we dispense your prescriptions, we keep a computerised record of the items dispensed. When you next bring a prescription here our records quickly tell us whether you may safely take a medicine with any others you are taking. Any warnings or recommendations will automatically appear on the label.
Repeat Dispensing Service
We offer a repeat dispensing service which means that your regularly prescribed medicines cab be obtained directly from the pharmacy. Your repeat prescription will be dispensed so that your medicine is ready to pick up at a convenient time. Please ask the pharmacist for more information about this service.
Prescription Delivery Service
Most of our pharmacies can deliver prescriptions if you are housebound or infirm and do not have a carer who can fetch them for you. Telephone your pharmacist for more information.
We can help patients can carers who need extra support and information to deal with their medicines and illnesses. As well as providing advice and leaflets on a range of conditions we can also advise on further sources of information and help including local health and social care professionals and patient support groups.
Information about Prescription Medicines
Many of the medicines we dispense for you are supplied in the manufacturer’s original pack complete with a leaflet containing information about the medicine, which is required by law. Please speak to the pharmacist if there is anything in the leaflet which you are unsure about or if you have any further questions.
Homeopathy and Herbal Remedies
We keep a carefully selected range of homeopathic and herbal medicines and are always glad to advise on what’s best for you.
Advice on Health and Lifestyle Issues
We can advise on many lifestyle and health issues. Come in and help yourself from our display of free healthcare leaflets providing advice on treating minor illness.
Look out for our regular displays on different health topics. Please ask our pharmacist if you require further information on any topic or condition.
Confidential Help and Advice
We have a private area where you can talk about your medicines or general healthcare. Ask to speak to the pharmacist on duty.
Stop Smoking Support
In addition to offering help and advice on stopping smoking, our pharmacist can advise on a wide range of nicotine replacement products which may also help, including nicotine patches and gum.
Do Not Hoard Medicines – it can be fatal. Return unused medicines to us for safe destruction. Don’t put them in the bin or flush them down the toilet.
First Aid Supplies
We carry a wide range of products for domestic use, but can also meet requirements for offices, shops and factories.
Pregnancy Testing Services
A Small, early-morning urine sample is all that we need. We can usually test it while you wait or if you do prefer, you can buy a home test kit. We also offer advice on fertility testing.
Support for Families with Disabilities
We can provide help for people with a disability who require assistance with managing and taking medicines. We may be able to supply your medicines in special containers marked with daily doses or help in other ways such as supplying reminder charts.
Please ask the pharmacist for more information. All medicines are supplied in child resistant containers unless you ask us not to. This does not mean that they are child proof – remember to keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children. Some elderly or confused people may require special containers to help them take medicines correctly. These can be obtained on request.
Medicines Use Reviews Service
If you are taking several different medicines we maybe able to offer you a medicines review. We will be able to sit down and discuss any problems you may have taking your medicines and answer any questions you may have. Please ask the pharmacist for more information about this service.
At night, on Sundays and public holidays the doctor may mark your prescription “URGENT” and can make arrangements to get it dispensed. If you are unable to get to your doctor we may be able to help. This service is not provided under the NHS and so a charge will apply. For details of pharmacies open on Sundays, Public Holidays and in the evening see notices in our window,GP Surgeries and the local press. Call Shropdoc – 08450 202131.
We can advise you in confidence about helpful items such as pads, pants, mattress covers, sheets and anything else you need.
We provide products you may require for your holiday. We are always glad to give advice about how to avoid sunburn, tummy upsets, malaria and other holiday risks and to supply suitable remedies and precautions