New Medicine Service (NMS)
If you're prescribed a medicine to treat a long-term condition for the first time, you may be able to get extra help and advice about your medicine from your local pharmacist through a free scheme called the New Medicine Service (NMS).
Covid vaccination now available at Stanmore Branch until 31st January 2024.
The objectives of the Pharmacy First advanced service are:
• To offer patients who contact either,
o NHS 111 (by telephone or on-line), or o 999 service, or
o their own GP practice, or o a primary care out-of-hours service, or
o an UEC setting (e.g.an ED, UTC, UCC),
Pharmacy Contraception Service
We provide the new NHS service which allows you to get repeats of your oral contraceptives from the Pharmacy.
The NHS Community Pharmacy Blood Pressure Check Service supports risk identification and prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD).
This service will:
identify people over the age of 40 who have previously not been diagnosed with hypertension (high blood pressure), and to refer those with suspected hypertension for appropriate management.
promote healthy behaviours to service users.
undertake ad hoc clinic and ambulatory blood pressure measurements at the request of general practice.