Do you ever forget to take your medicines or get confused with which medicines to take when? Taking your medication exactly as prescribed is vital in maximising their health benefits, which will then maintain your well-being. However, we understand it can sometimes be confusing and difficult to remember to take all your medicines as prescribed throughout the day, every day. At Hinckley Pharmacy, we offer a FREE blister pack solution that is tailor made for you and your individual needs. This means that all your medicines can be dispensed into one easy and manageable or pack. With this system, you will never forget or need to worry about when to take your medicines again!
The NHS Electronic Prescription Service allows your prescription to be sent straight from your doctor to your local Hinckley pharmacy. It's quick, easy and could even save you trips to your doctor. To nominate your local Hinckley pharmacy simply speak to a member of the team in-store. We'll take care of the rest. Remember, you are free to change your nominated pharmacy at any time.
This is an opportunity for our pharmacist to discuss and review the medicines you are taking to ensure you are using them correctly and getting the maximum benefit. We will explain clearly and simply, without any medical jargon, what they are for and the conditions they treat and identify any possible side effects that you may be experiencing. We will listen to you and any problems you are having with your medicines, provide advice and support and if necessary contact your Doctor to discuss any issues that arise from our conversation.
An MUR can help:
Our pharmacist may be able to conduct an MUR over the telephone or for eligible patie
You can have a free NHS flu Jab at our pharmacy:
• If you are 65 years of age or over
• If you are pregnant
• If you are a carer
If you have certain medical conditions including:
• Chronic Respiratory Disease
• Heart Disease
• Kidney Disease
• Liver Disease
• Neurological Disease
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:
We can keep your repeat medicine order slips and take them to the surgery when they require ordering. We can then collect the prescription from the surgery when its ready and even have your medicines delivered to you for FREE, saving you time, hassle and money!