If you’re between 40 and 74 and live in the UK, you should have a health check which we can do at our pharmacy for a nominal charge.
The health check should take around 30 minutes. A healthcare professional, will ask you a series of simple questions about your lifestyle and family history. The check is nothing to worry about and you won’t be asked any embarrassing questions or need to remove clothing.
You can also expect:
The Health Check focuses on:
If you are over 65, you will also be told the signs of dementia to look out for.
After your blood pressure test, sugar level test and BMI results, the Pharmacist will be happy to offer lifestyle advice or suggest you visit your GP, if needed. They might offer ideas on how to:
Make life easier for yourself and let us order your prescription on your behalf. Simply let us know what repeat medicines you need, a few days before they run out, either in person, by phone, fax or email or via this website and we will arrange to collect it from your Doctor's surgery. We go daily to all the Doctors surgeries in our area. When we have collected your prescription it will be dispensed and waiting for you to collect at the pharmacy. We also provide a free local home delivery service if requested. If you are on regular medication we can even order your medicines automatically when they are due to run out - ask a member of staff about our EasyRepeats service.
Every year many hundreds of travellers from the UK catch malaria and in tens of cases it is fatal. Symptoms can start rapidly. The correct anti-malarial medication is essential. We offer a Private Malaria Prevention Service. After a confidential assessment by a trained Pharmacist, the correct anti-malarial medication is supplied and appropriate advice given to the patient.
A medicines use review will enable you to… Confirm what each of your medicines is used for Check the best times of day to take or use your medicines Discuss the effectiveness of your medication Find out if there are medicines you take which are no longer needed Discuss any problems you are experiencing with your medication
When you are prescribed a new medicine by your doctor our pharmacists can offer support and advice to ensure you take the new medication as prescribed without suffering any unwanted side effects or explain any further questions you may have. We usually do this by keeping in contact with you during the first 4 weeks of your new medicine being prescribed.
The service is only available for people living in England, and only for those who have been prescribed a new medicine for the conditions listed:
The NMS can help:
How does your travel clinic service work?
We offer an appointment-based, quick and affordable service, although we are happy to accommodate any last minute travellers with appointments on the same day where possible. It is important that you bring any previous immunisation history with you to help the pharmacist work out which vaccinations you need.
|Malaria prevention tablets|
|Hep A Adult|
|Hep A/B Combo|
|Hep A/Typhoid Combo|
|Hep B Paediatric|
|Tick Borne Encephalitis|
Alternatively, just get in touch to book a time-contact details below.
If you have more questions…
With travel health being a very broad topic, if you don't get the answer to your query here, we'll be happy to assist you.
Via email: email@example.com
Over the phone: 01462 818 633
Our specialist pharmacist will chat through any queries that you may have.