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Services

Delivery 

Our delivery service is designed to help those people in urgent need of medication or those that regularly walk past the pharmacy but don’t have time to wait for their prescription to be dispensed.

For urgent items, we aim to deliver all prescriptions the same day providing the prescription is received before 6.00pm and the items are in stock.

If there is any delay in the delivery of your prescription we will telephone you and let you know. 

Delivery for prescriptions during the day is free of charge providing you live within the Killamarsh area. 

A delivery service designed to take all the hassle out of obtaining repeat medication. 

You order your repeat prescriptions as normal and we will either then collect these from your surgery or provide your surgery with pre-paid envelopes for them to post the prescriptions to us. 

We aim to deliver your medication within 24 hours of receiving the prescriptions (please allow 2-4 days for the prescriptions to reach us by post). 

To sign up for this service, please complete the registration form on the last 2 pages of our pharmacy leaflet

 

Dispensing

We dispense both NHS and private prescriptions. 

A Pharmacist is always on duty during opening hours to supervise the dispensing of prescriptions and to offer help and advice when required. 

We carry a wide range of medicines in stock. In addition we are usually able to obtain foreign products not marketed in this country for specific orders.

Our computer system can keep a confidential record of your medication. This is useful to ensure safety and convenience when dispensing and selling medicines.

Repeat Dispensing: 

We offer a full repeat dispensing service. We can provide you with pre-paid reply envelopes, so that your repeat prescriptions are returned to Killamarsh Pharmacy for dispensing and delivery. NHS Repeat Dispensing is also available for those on stable repeat medication. Your GP will provide you with your initial prescription and also copies for future supply (of up to one year's duration). Hand in the initial prescription (and, if you want us to look after them, the future supply copies too) and we will then dispense (and deliver, if you wish) your medication for you each month.

Electronic Transfer of Prescriptions: 

We are fully equipped and operational to receive and prepare your NHS prescriptions which can be sent to us electronically from any participating GP surgery in the UK.

Unwanted Medicines: 

Unused medicines should be returned to a pharmacy for safe destruction. Please Do Not Hoard Medicines it can prove fatal.

Medicines Use Review 

If you are taking a variety of medicine, or are unsure about any aspect of your medication, we are here to help you understand it.  Whether it's uncertainty about taking medicines together or something a little more serious, our Pharmacists are happy to discuss your issues with you in private.

A Medicines Use Review is a free NHS service provided by our pharmacy.  The review will take place in a private consultation room and takes 15 minutes to complete.  Your MUR is completely confidential and your GP will receive a record of the discussion.

The purpose of the review is for the Pharmacist to focus on how you are getting on with your medicines - if you are taking your medicines at the right time and in the right dosage, whether your medicines are affecting one another and how you can benefit most from your medications and increase their effectiveness.

If a Pharmacist asks to carry out an MUR on you, don't be alarmed, it is a routine process that benefits everyone and helps avoid any complications.

New Medicines Service 

The New Medicines Service is a free NHS service offered through your Pharmacy. The aim behind NMS is to help you understand your condition & medicine, to ensure that you get the most out of any new medicines that are prescribed to you by a Doctor

 NMS targets patients who have been prescribed a new medication for the following conditions:

- Antiplatelet / Anticoagulant therapy - Conditions where patients are prescribed medicines that   affect blood clotting, such as Warfarin

- Asthma & Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - Conditions where patients have respiratory problems

- Hypertension - High Blood Pressure

- Diabetes

Emergency Hormonal Contraception  

Emergency Hormonal Contraceptive (EHC)

If you have had unprotected sex or you think the condom failed, then you may need emergency contraception. 

The ‘Morning After Pill’ is available for purchase from our Pharmacy at all times we are open. It can also be offered for FREE, during certain times. You will have a full consultation with one of our pharmacists where they will advise and decide on the most suitable course of action for you.          

It can be taken up to 72 hours after unprotected sex - however, the earlier the better!

Stop Smoking( please note at present we are unable to provide this service due to staffing and some issues with the service provider)

The Stop Smoking Service offers help and support every step of the way. We provide one-to-one reviews, nicotine replacement therapy, carbon monoxide tests and advice. We will work with you to develop a plan and method that will be best suit your needs. If you enrol on the Stop Smoking Service you could be eligible for free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT).Please contact Kelly or Amit at Pharmacy on 0114 2474664 to book your face to face appointment.

 

Supervised Consumption of Prescribed Treatments

Along with our stop smoking service we also have a separate area that deals with treating drug addiction.  

If you require more information on this scheme please call us on  0114 2474664

 

Travel Health

Before you go, be sure to visit our Pharmacy to get the latest travel advice for your destination. 

We can advise on malaria tablets, recommend vaccines and make you aware of any relevant general health issues. Our information is updated regularly, ensuring you of the best advice at all times. 

We stock flight socks which help to prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis when flying long-haul, bite creams, insect repellent, diarrhoea treatments and condoms. We can also obtain water purification tablets, mosquito nets, first aid packs, sterile needles and suture packs.

Emergency Supply Service 

Did you know if you run out of medicines at the weekend or times when your GP surgery is closed, you may not need to wait for an out of hours Doctor to write you a Prescription?

Your Pharmacist may be able to help you with an emergency supply.

Five days supply of most medicines can be issued by your Pharmacist when your doctor surgery is closed.

To give you an emergency supply of medicines,we need to come to the pharmacy in person. It is helpful if you bring an empty medicine box or a repeat prescription request form with you.

Unfortunately "controlled drugs", which include strong pain killers and some sleeping tablets, are not included in the scheme.

We may also be able to supply patients who had medicines prescribed by doctors in other parts of the U.K.

Ask your Pharmacist for help or more information!

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