Pharmacists play a key role in providing quality healthcare to patients. Working in the community, primary care and hospitals, pharmacists use their clinical expertise together with their practical knowledge to ensure the safe supply and use of medicines by patients and members of the public. A pharmacist has to be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and has to have worked for at least a year under the supervision of an experienced and qualified pharmacist, either in a hospital or community pharmacy (local chemist's shop).

Talk to your Pharmacist about Your Medication (Please See Links Below):

Taking Regular Repeat Medication?

Have a Medicines Use Review

Just Started Taking a New Medicine?

Use the New Medicines Service

Pharmacists also offer advice on common problems such as coughs, colds, aches and pains, as well as Healthy Eating and stopping smoking. They can also help you decide whether you need to see a doctor.

You can talk to your pharmacist in confidence, even about the most personal symptoms and you don't need to make an appointment. It is possible to walk into any community pharmacy and ask to speak with the pharmacist. They may be able to spend some time with you. Most pharmacies now have a private consultation area where patients can discuss issues with pharmacy staff without being overheard by other members of the public.

If You have any other queries please do not hesitate to contact us

   
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