Q. Davey’s Chemist has a consultation room; what happens in there?
A. All of our pharmacies have consultation rooms, where you can talk with our pharmacist without being overheard.
Q. When should I see a pharmacist ahead of a GP?
A. Our pharmacists work with GP’s to ensure there are no gaps in healthcare provision and frequently they can refer a patient back to a GP for more complex conditions.
However, many conditions can be treated by the pharmacist or a member of the pharmacy team; pharmacists are experts in medicine. Seeing one of our pharmacists is more convenient as you can pop in at any time to The pharmacy for advice and treatment without an appointment.
Q. I thought pharmacies only dispensed medicines. What else can they do?
A. You might be surprised at what we can offer at Davey’s Chemist
- Personalised medicines advice
- Help to quit smoking
- Treatment for minor ailments
- Advice on preventing disease
- Disposal of unwanted medicines
- Signposting to other health and social care support
- Advice on healthy living
Q. What can I expect from a Davey’s Chemist pharmacist?
A. All of our pharmacists are highly trained, qualified professionals with an expert understanding of medications. In addition to dispensing prescribed medication, they can provide free, expert advice on medicines and related subjects. Our pharmacies are here to look after you and your health.
Q. How can I save money on my prescription?
A. If you need more than one item per month, a Prescription Prepayment Certificate can help you save money. For more information, telephone 0845 8500 030 or buy online www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/1127.aspx
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