Your local pharmacy has everything you need to make sure you are looking and feeling your best.
It’s not just the place where you get your prescription filled, it is your first port of call for all your health and beauty needs.
Feeling good with help from your local pharmacy
Sometimes we don’t get the nutrition we need from day to day. Vitamins and supplements are a good way to make sure your body has the nutrients it needs to perform at its best, but with so many products out there it’s easy to get a bit overwhelmed with the choice on offer.
Your local pharmacist can offer you specialist advice on vitamins and supplements to help you find the one that’s right for you, so you can be on top of your game.
If you do happen to find yourself under the weather, your local pharmacist can help with supplements to aid recovery and cold and flu treatments that target your specific symptoms, to help you through your day. If you’re suffering from pain they can help with that too.
Pain can occur in many different forms and for many different reasons, so it’s great your local pharmacist is able to offer you expert advice to make sure you get the pain relief that’s best suited to your needs.
Helping you look and feel great
Pharmacists believe in complete well-being, which is about looking good as well as feeling it. Trained beauty consultants have all the tips and tricks, as well as the
knowledge on all the top skincare and beauty products, to help you be at your stunning best. Whether you need some advice on how to apply certain makeup, or you spotted a look out there you’d love to have for yourself, the experts at your local pharmacy are there to show you how.
Healthcare services from your local pharmacies
Did you know many of your local pharmacies offer a range of specialist medical services? With everything from blood pressure or cholesterol monitoring, to flu vaccinations and weight loss regimens, they provide a convenient alternative for a number of professional medical services that you can take advantage of without an appointment. Your pharmacist also has the experience to refer you to another healthcare professional should need be.
Pharmacists and chemists 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 local 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.
Pharmacists dispense your prescriptions and other medicines, offer testing and screening for common conditions and can advise on minor ailments.
The services that may be available from your local pharmacy are: contraception; incontinence supplies; needle exchange and supervised drug administration; pregnancy testing; stop smoking services; weight management
Minor ailments treated include: bugs and viruses; minor injuries; tummy troubles; women’s health; skin conditions; allergies; aches and pains; and children’s problems.