What To Do In Case Of Out-Of-Hour Medicines?

What To Do In Case Of Out-Of-Hour Medicines?

Don’t panic, if you run out of your medications and need them urgently, do not worry, there are a few ways to buy medication quickly, even if you are away from home. If you have your doctor’s prescription and need the medicines, here are a few options: For urgent immediate help use the NHS pharmacy service to find nearby chemists. Some NHS affiliated pharmacies are open until midnight and even on public holidays Send your prescription to us @ www.pharmacyoutelt.co.uk and we will deliver and manage your prescription for you - as well as sending you reminders while we reorder your prescriptions for you In case of emergency, you could call your GP, who can help you with the details of their out-of-hours services on their communication machines. Or you can make use of the NHS GP service finder If you fail to get healthcare service even after trying the above steps, use the NHS service search to look for your nearest A&E (Accident & Emergency) unit Don’t forget that you may get an emergency supply from any pharmacy without a prescription. In such circumstances, you will be interviewed by the pharmacist to find out: Whether there is indeed an immediate need for the medication Whether the medication is prescribed by your doctor The dosage of medicine Once your pharmacist gets the assurance of these things, he/she will supply you the medicine. Usually, a charge is made for the medicine dispensed and service provided. If you run out of your prescription medicines while you are away from home, you can contact your local GP and get an electronic prescription for a limited supply of medications. Alternatively, you can go to NHS walk-in centre, where they may organise a GP consultation.

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