Think pharmacy this Christmas and order repeat prescription now

Doctors are encouraging people to stay well this festive season by seeking help from their local pharmacy for expert advice and treatment for minor health problems. 

Pharmacists are qualified to provide expert advice and prescribe treatment for many winter illnesses such as sore throats and runny noses. With many GP surgeries closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day, local pharmacies can provide a valuable service to the public to avoid an unnecessary trip to their local hospital. 

Medicines specialists in GP practices helping support doctors and patients

Specialists with a wide range of skills are helping transform patient care in some Staffordshire GP practices.

Clinical Prescribing Pharmacists are now starting to be introduced into practices and are helping ensure patients have the right medicines to treat their conditions.

Most people are familiar with Community Pharmacists who dispense prescriptions and sell a wide range of over-the-counter remedies for minor conditions.

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