Pharmacy Services

Useful websites

The links below will take you to some well recognised and trusted websites aimed at patients and the general public. These provide high quality, reliable information about medicines and conditions. You will also find information about your local healthcare services, and guidance on accessing help and support.


NHS Choices

NHS Choices

Provides information on medicines and conditions, healthy living, care and support, as well as telling you about the wide range of NHS services that are available, and signposting you to sources of help and advice. It will also help you to locate NHS services that are local to you.

Patient - trusted medical information and support

Previously known as 'Patient.co.uk', this website provides information about medicines and medical conditions, written by healthcare professionals in a patient-friendly format. The website also provides information about health and wellbeing.

Medicines for Children

Provided by the Neonatal and Paediatric Pharmacists Group (NPPG), this site has a range of information leaflets specifically related to medicines and medical conditions in children. You can print or download these leaflets directly from the NPPG website.

BUMPS - best use of medicines in pregnancy

 

This site is provided by the UK Teratology Information Service, and has helpful patient-friendly information on the use of specific medicines during pregnancy, which can be used in conjuntion with advice from your doctor, pharmacist or midwife. You can print or download these leaflets directly from the BUMPS website.

Macmillan Cancer Support

This website provides invaluable information about the help and support that Macmillan Cancer Support offers for people and their families who are living with cancer. The site includes information for patients about medicines commonly used in the treatment of cancer and palliative care.

Find a Pharmacy

Find an open pharmacy near you on the NHS website. Check your local pharmacy's opening times, and find your nearest late night, 24-hour or out-of-hours pharmacy service.
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