We provide access to sterile needles and syringes, and sharps containers for return of used equipment. We also provide condoms, citric acid and swabs, to promote safe injecting practice and reduce transmission of infections by substance misusers.
Anti-malaria tablets from Newdays
Pharmacy No prescription needed!
Every year many hundreds of travellers from the UK catch malaria and in tens of cases it is fatal. Symptoms can start rapidly. The right anti-malaria tablet is essential to prevent infection.
Anti-malarial tablets are often prescription-only medicines and most GPs charge between £15 to £25 to issue a private prescription.
At Newdays Pharmacy, our pharmacists are specially-trained to provide a range of travel health services and we can supply anti-malaria tablets for the whole family without the need to see your GP for a private prescription thereby saving you the £15 to £25 charged for writing a private prescription.
Three simple steps to obtain your anti-malaria tablets
Step 1. Visit the NHS fitfortravel (http://www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/destinations.aspx) website to determine whether you need anti-malaria tablets for your travel destination or one of our pharmacists on 0118 959 0270.
Step 2. Contact one of our branch to arrange a short consultation with one of our pharmacists.
Step 3. Our pharmacist will assess the suitability of the tablets by completing a short medical questionnaire, provide you with all the advice you need and then issue the medication.
We are the only local pharmacy to provide such a service without a prescription.
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common problem that affects half of all men aged between 40 and 70 to some extent. In reality, a significant proportion of men under 40 are also affected by ED. It is the inability to form and maintain an erection sufficient for intercourse. In some cases, there may be underlying causes for ED, but in the majority of cases a simple drug treatment may resolve the problem.
At Newdays Pharmacy, we offer a discreet and confidential service for those men affected by ED. We offer a private consultation with the pharmacist, during which we will asses the extent of the problem, and then prescribe a suitable treatment safely. If there are undiagnosed underlying causes, or if we feel that prescribing would be unsuitable and may require closer monitoring by a doctor, we will refer the patient to their GP to obtain the treatment. The consultation is free, and payment is only applicable if a treatment is supplied.
Furthermore, repeat supplies may be obtained for a year after the first consultation without the need for re-assessment, provided that the patient's medical history does not change. Why not pop in and ask about the service today? We offer all three of the principal treatments available for ED in the UK without prescription. We supply only genuine, UK licensed medicines, unlike those available through uncertified internet vendors. Above all, through our consultation, we ensure that your safety come first. Our treatment prices start from £9.99. Some patients may not find it convenient to come to the pharmacy for a consultation, or may wish for an even greater level of discretion.
We can provide all the mandatory and short course care training you need to meet the Common Induction Standards or ensure continuous professional development. Our care training courses are delivered in your workplace at a time convenient to you and each course can accommodate up to 15 attendees. Our care training programs meet the requirement of CQC and care courses delivered can be tailored specifically for your organisations needs.
Please phone us or email us to discuss your training requirements
Blood Pressure Testing
High blood pressure affects one in three adults in the UK. If left untreated it can lead to heart problems, strokes and damage to other vital organs. So it's vital to be aware of the risks and how you can reduce them. Our free, confidential services only takes a few seconds.
Our pharmacies also participate in NHS immunisation each year. For most people, flu is an unpleasant illness, but it's not serious. If you are otherwise healthy, you will usually recover from flu without major complication after a week or two.
However, certain people are more likely to develop potentially serious complications of flu, such as bronchitis and pneumonia. These people should have a flu jab each year. Details of clinical “at risk” groups who qualify for a FREE NHS flu jab are describe in the table below.
More details can be found by visiting: http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vaccinations/Pages/who-should-have-flu-vaccine.aspx
Our pharmacists are allowed to vaccinate NHS patients, between the months of October and March who fall in the following criterias: The injected flu vaccine is offered free of charge on the NHS if you between 18-64 years of age and you:
- are pregnant
- have certain medical conditions (see below)
- are living in a long-stay residential care home or other long-stay care facility
- receive a carer's allowance, or you are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill
- are a healthcare worker with direct patient contact or a social care worker (see below)
Chronic respiratory disease
Asthma that requires continuous or repeated use of inhaled or systemic steroids or with previous exacerbations requiring hospital admission. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) including chronic bronchitis and emphysema; bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung fibrosis, pneumoconiosis and bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD).
Chronic heart disease
Congenital heart disease, hypertension with cardiac complications, chronic heart failure, individuals requiring regular medication and/or follow-up for ischaemic heart disease.
Chronic kidney disease
Chronic kidney disease at stage 3, 4 or 5, chronic kidney failure, nephrotic syndrome, kidney transplantation.
Chronic liver disease
Cirrhosis, biliary atresia, chronic hepatitis
Chronic neurological disease (included in the DES directions for Wales)
Stroke, transient ischaemic attack (TIA). Conditions in which respiratory function may be compromised due to neurological disease (e.g. polio syndrome sufferers).
Type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes requiring insulin or oral hypoglycaemic drugs, diet controlled diabetes.
For more information or to check if you are eligible for a FREE flu jab under the NHS from one of our pharmacies, you may also visit: http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vaccinations/Pages/who-should-have-flu-vaccine.aspx
At Newdays Pharmacy we have a private consultation room where you can talk with the pharmacist about any health concerns that you may have. We will be able to provide you with quick and accurate advice, to help put your mind at ease.
Winter Flu Jab Service
If you want to help protect yourself against flu this winter, our Winter Flu Jab Service is here to help. Even if you had a flu vaccination last year, you may consider having it again this year to protect yourself against the viruses responsible for causing most cases of flu, including the H1N1 (swine flu) virus.
If you are 12 or over, you can access our Winter Flu Jab Service in our pharmacies, six days a week.
How much does it cost?
The Winter Flu Jab Service costs £10.95. However, you may be able to get the vaccination for free on the NHS from our pharmacies:
- If you are aged 65 or over
- If you are pregnant
- If you suffer from a health condition such as diabetes or asthma. Scroll down for more information or consult your Boots pharmacist to see if you might be eligible
- If you care for someone whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill
Winter flu jab for businesses
We also offer a Winter Flu Vaccination Service for businesses.
What happens next?
When you come along for the flu vaccination your pharmacist will go through a questionnaire with you to see if you are suitable for the vaccination.
You may also not be able to have a flu vaccination if:
- You feel unwell, have a high temperature or an infection
- You are allergic to either eggs or chicken
- You have had an allergic reaction to a previous jab
- You have any other allergies
- If you are suitable you will be given the vaccination, which includes protection against viruses responsible for causing most cases of flu including the H1N1 virus (swine flu). If you are not sure about any of these points, our pharmacists will be able to advise and help you.
You may also qualify for a FREE flu jab under the NHS if you are in certain “at risk” groups. Please visit our NHS Flu Vaccination service tab to check if you qualify.
Also known as the morning after pill, our pharmacists will supply Levonorgestrel when appropriate to clients in line with the requirements of a locally agreed Patient Group Direction (PGD). This service is available to women aged 13 years and over.
The pharmacy will help support independent living in groups of vulnerable people, or those with special needs, who do not fall within the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 criteria.
his service require the pharmacist to supervise the consumption of prescribed medicines at the point of dispensing in the pharmacy, ensuring that the dose has been administered to the patient.
You can make an appointment with our pharmacist to discuss how you are getting on with your regular medicines or talk about any new medications. It will allow you to learn more about your medicines and ask any questions you may have, and if you are having difficulties taking your medicines our pharmacist may be able to assist. Ask for more details on these services.
Repeat Prescription Services
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Newdays Pharmacy, Coley Park Mon to Fri: 8.30am – 5.30pm Saturday: 9.00am – 1.00pm Sunday Closed Newdays Pharmacy, Twyford Mon to Fri: 9.00am – 6.00pm Saturday: 9.00am – 4.00pm Sunday Closed Lane End Pharmacy, High Wycombe Mon – Fri: 8.30am – 6.30pm Saturday: 8.30am – 1.00pm Sunday Closed