– Topical treatment of minor localised impetigo under the Somerset Minor Ailments Scheme
– Treatment of uncomplicated UTI under the Somerset Minor Ailments Scheme
– Treatment of acute superficial bacterial eye infections under the Somerset Minor Ailments Scheme
As your local community pharmacy, we can offer a wide range of services and facilities for you and your family.
All medicines are dispensed in child resistant containers unless you request us not to. Please remember: keep all medicines out of reach and sight of children. Our pharmacist can advise you on safe storage of medicines.
HEALTH ADVICE AND SELF-CARE
The pharmacist and our trained assistants are available for advice on all medicines and minor ailments, in private if required. We can also give you advice on how to live a healthy life, for example, advice on how to stop smoking, or healthy diets. We can direct you to other sources of advice and assistance if we cannot help you ourselves.
NEW MEDICINE SERVICE
This service allows the pharmacist to discuss with you relevant medicines you have not had before.
SUPPLY OF CARE AND NURSING HOME MEDICINES
We can provide you with the pharmaceutical products for your care or nursing home needs.
Please return all unwanted medicines to the pharmacy where we will dispose of them safely.
MEDICINES USE REVIEWS
You can make an appointment with our pharmacist to discuss how you are getting on with your regular medicines. Ask for more details on this service.
PATIENT MEDICATION RECORDS
Our computer allows us to keep records of all your prescriptions dispensed by us. This helps us check for possible problems, such as reactions between medicines and will help us deal with any queries you may have. We comply with the Data Protection Act and the NHS code of practice on confidentiality.
Other Services we provide
REPEAT PRESCRIPTION COLLECTION SERVICE
We offer a repeat prescription collection service from selected local surgeries. Please ask for details.
We can advise on medical requirements for travellers, including anti-malaria treatments.
Topical treatment of minor localised impetigo, treatment of uncomplicated UTI and treatment of acute superficial bacterial eye infections are provided under the Somerset Minor Ailments Scheme.
We keep a wide range of over the counter medicines and also vitamins and mineral supplements.
If you need one of your regular medicines in an emergency when you are unable to contact your doctor, we may be able to help.
We provide both NHS and private Flu jab vaccinations.