NHS Services we provide:

Dispensing – we dispense NHS prescriptions

Medicines Use Review – a free NHS Medicines Check-up (also known as Medicines Use Review) is your chance to have a private, face-to-face conversation with our pharmacist to better understand how and when to take your medicines, what they are doing for you and how to control any side effects.

New Medicines Service –  a free NHS service which aims to help you understand your condition and medicine, to ensure that you get the most out of new medicines that affect blood clotting, such as Warfarin, or  for conditions where patients have respiratory problems, for High Blood Pressure and  Diabetes.

Please ask for information on this service

Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) – a free NHS service that gives you the chance to change how your GP sends your prescription to the place you choose to get your medicines or appliances from. Please ask for information on this service

NHS Health Check – a free NHS service for adults in England between the ages of 40 and 74, this can help you by assessing your risk of developing heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes or kidney disease and giving you personalised advice on how to reduce it.  (availability planned from July 2012)

Repeat Dispensing – this is an NHS scheme where the doctor can issue batches of prescription for up to a year for suitable patients. Please ask for information on this service

Repeat Prescriptions – we can collect you repeat prescription for you if you are registered at one of the local surgeries and let you know by text message when ready for collection

Disposal of Unwanted Medicines – a  unwanted medicines to the pharmacy where we will dispose of them safely. Unfortunately we cannot dispose of “sharps” (for example diabetics’ syringes and needles). Please contact you Local Authority for this

Health Advice and Self-care – the pharmacist and our trained assistants are available for free advice on all medicines and minor ailments, in private if required. We can also give you advice on how to live a healthy life, for example, advice on how to stop smoking, or healthy diets.

We can direct you to other sources of advice and assistance if we cannot help you ourselves

Patient Medication Records – our computer allows us to keep records of all your prescriptions dispensed by us. This helps us check for possible problems, such as reactions between medicines and will help us deal with any queries you may have

We comply with the Data Protection Act and the NHS Code Of Practice on Confidentiality

We provide these NHS services on behalf of:

NHS Southwark
160 Tooley Street 
London  SE1 2TZ

Tel: 020 7525 0400

http://www.southwarkccg.nhs.uk