Free prescription collection service
For those of you who have a busy lifestyle or difficulty getting out of the house, this service is for you. We are able to collect prescriptions from your surgery on your behalf. The service costs nothing to set up, all we require is for you to complete a registration form and drop in you current repeat paper and we’ll do the rest.
Blood pressure check
No appointment necessary, just call in and one of our friendly staff will take a quick and accurate reading of your blood pressure and log the information on a tracking sheet allowing you to build up a history of blood pressure readings.
Height, weight, waist and BMI
In this service we measure your height, weight and waist to calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI). The information is then logged onto a tracking sheet which allows for a history to be built up over time.
Emergency hormonal contraception (‘morning after pill’)
Our pharmacists are accredited to provide EHC completely free of charge without the need to book an appointment (although there may be a short wait at busy times). The consultation is provided in a private area and all gathered information is 100% confidential. You have up to 72 hours to get treatment after unprotected intercourse, however, it is advisable to see the pharmacist as soon as you can. The sooner the treatment is taken the more effective it is Please note that you cannot collect or purchase EHC on somebody else’s behalf.
A FREE scheme in which customers aged of 13 to 18 years old can claim free condoms using their C-Card.
Smoking cessation (NEW LEAF)
We are running the Nottinghamshire Smoking Cessation scheme ‘New Leaf’. The scheme allows you to work with a consultant once a week for 8 weeks and they will provide you with a product for Nicotine Replacement Therapy. The scheme is free of charge for clients exempt from NHS prescription charges, however there is a one-off standard prescription charge for patients from non-exempt clients.
Pharmacy first is a scheme run by the local health authority. The idea of it is to alleviate the need to visit your doctor for minor ailments. A number of items can be ‘prescribed’ by your pharmacy team for the conditions stated below:
- Bites and stings
- Dry Skin
- Hay fever
- Head lice
- Heart Burn
- Tummy Upset
- Nappy Rash
- Oral Thrush
- Sore Throat
- Vaginal Thrush
- Urinary Tract Infection
Medicines usage review
This scheme provides a unique opportunity to discuss your medication with the pharmacist free of charge. This is useful in identifying problems which may be arising from the use of your medication. Consultations are free of charge and usually take no longer than 15 minutes. You will be given a copy of the report, as will your GP.
Do you take more than one prescribed medicine?
Do you know what each medicine you are taking is for?
Do you want to talk to someone about your medicines?
Do you have any concerns about taking your medicines?
Are you concerned which ‘over the counter’ medicines are safe to take with your prescription?
If you answered yes to any of the questions above you will benefit from an MUR with our pharmacist. Contact us to book a free appointment.
Compliance aids/blister pack dispensing
We have facilities to order repeat prescriptions and dispense into weekly blister packs (dispensed 4 weekly). Tablets are arranged into slots based on the time of day for each day of the week. Re-ordering of medication takes place automatically each month ready for collection or delivery. Please contact the pharmacy to discuss your needs.
Full terms and details can be found on our New Leaf FAQ’s page. It is advisable to read these before you contact us.