We dispense NHS prescriptions and will give advice on how to get the most benefit from your medicines. All discussions with our pharmacists are strictly confidential. You can see or talk to the pharmacists with or without appointment. We keep a comprehensive stock of medicines and use a fast and an efficient wholesaler service to enable us to fill all prescriptions promptly.
We will match competitive prices of the local chemists or druggists to dispense your private prescriptions. No order of medicines will be too small or too big and we will do our best to help.
Please contact Cowplain Pharmacy for a quotation:
If you use the same medicines regularly, you may be able to get your repeat prescriptions direct from our pharmacists. Contact us to register with Cowplain Pharmacy and we will arrange everything with your GP or surgery.
Currently, we are collecting prescriptions from following GP surgeries.
|Cowplain Family Practice,||Tel: 02392263138|
|The Village Practice, Cowplain,||Tel: 02392 242960|
|Queenswood Surgery,||Tel: 023 92263491|
|Waterbrook Medical Practice,||Tel: 02392 255160|
|Waterbrook Medical Practice,||Tel: 02392 257321|
|Forest End Surgery - Main Branch,||Tel: 023 92263089|
|Forest End Surgery - Branch Surgery,||Tel: 023 92263089|
|Stakes Lodge Surgery,||Tel: 02392 239910|
|Middle Park Medical Centre,||Tel: 023 92481172|
|Horndean Practice,||Tel: 023 92592138|
|Middle Park Medical Centre,||Tel: 023 92611055|
|Crookhorn Surgery,||Tel: 0844 4778708|
|Denmead Doctors Surgery,||Tel: 023 92239630|
|Park Lane Medical Centre||Tel: 023 92474777|
We can collect your prescriptions on your behalf from any surgery in PO7 & PO8 area and prepare your medication ready for you to pick up at your convenient time (this could be early morning, during the day or in the evening and late night). We are open 24 Hours on Mon-Wed, and up to 8 pm on Thursday and Friday.
If you are house-bound, we can arrange to deliver to your home in selected areas.
Please note, we make arrangement with all local surgeries to dispense repeat prescriptions to patients.
If you are managing a long-term condition or illness you can save time and save your multiple trips to the surgery. Take advantage of this free collection and delivery service. You must first register with us and we will arrange the rest for your prescriptions. You receive your medicines direct from our pharmacists, at your convenient or agreed time.
All medicines are dispensed in child resistant containers unless you ask us not to. Please remember: keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children. Our pharmacist can advise you on safe storage of medicines.
Protect yourself with a seasonal flu vaccine from Cowplain Pharmacy.
FREE NHS vaccines available to "At Risk" Individuals.
At Cowplain Pharmacy our pharmacist is fully trained and we are specialists in the provision of the seasonal flu vaccine.
There is no need for an appointment, though you can make one with us if you wish. All vaccinations are given in our private consultation room by our trained pharmacist, who will be able to advise on the possible side-effects of a seasonal flu vaccine, why it is important to protect against flu and how you protect yourself in other ways.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to know more or would like to book an appointment. You can simply walk into the pharmacy and ask to have a flu vaccine, there may be a few minutes wait at busy times.
Our Flu Vaccination Service is not suitable for people under 16 years old. 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).
Cowplain Pharmacy keeps computerized Patient Medication Record (PMR) to provide a tracking history for each patient including 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. The computerised system ensures that your current and future medicines and advice are given with utmost safety and accuracy of the big picture. Please not that access to information is strictly guided by the Data Protection Act, the NHS code of practice on confidentiality and the information is held within the pharmacy only. Keeping the record is important for all health needs especially your self-care medication and advice. If you want to discuss the records we keep, please ask to speak to the pharmacist.
Ask our pharmacist for a free personalised review and advice about any medicines you are using. This review will be conducted in private consultation room and will be completely confidential. This attention from the pharmacist is invaluable in identifying the effects of drug interactions and any adverse reactions during and after the use of the drugs even when you have not been to see your doctor.
Please ask the pharmacists for your personalized review and advice on any medicines you have used or are currently using.
When you are prescribed a medicine to treat a long-term condition for the first time, the pharmacist will support you to use the medicine safely and to best effect.
The pharmacist will talk to you approximately two weeks after you first receive the medicine to see how you are getting on with it and to discuss any problems you may have. A second follow-up will be a month after you first receive the medicine. The service is only available to people using certain medicines; our pharmacist will give you details and offer this free NHS service, if this is available to you.
Under certain circumstances (set out in the Medicines Act) If you need one of your regular medicines in an emergency when you are unable to contact your doctor, we may be able to make an emergency supply of a prescription only medicine. We must stress that this can only be done in genuine emergencies. We DO NOT charge for this service if you are registered with any of the local GP practices. If you would like more information about any of the services mentioned, please ask a member of staff or telephone the number above.
UAt Cowplain Pharmacy we can quickly test your blood pressure and blood glucose to advice you or refer you to your GP if necessary. We can advise you on simple changes to your life-style that will help you care for yourself and reduce many associated health-risks.
We offer diabetes screening to help identify your risk of developing the condition. We can advise you on ways of reducing your chances of developing diabetes later in life.
At the end of the month, are you left with lots of some tablets and not enough of others? We can help you put this right to save you time.
As part of helping you to look after yourself, we offer a one-to-one smoking cessation programme designed to help you STOP smoking. We only ask you to commit to attending weekly at Cowplain Pharmacy over a four week period. Just ask the pharmacists who will be happy to help you and assist with any further queries.
Commonly known as the 'morning after pill'; we can provide EHC at Cowplain Pharmacy during our long opening hours from early morning to late night; no appointment is necessary. We are here to help with increased access to qualified pharmacists services.
We stock a sizeable range of products that are suitable for self-treatment of most common ailments as well as most types of vitamin and mineral products. These products are sold as Over The (OTC) medicines and our friendly staff will only be happy to help if necessary.
Going abroad? Before you go, be sure to visit Cowplain Pharmacy to get the latest travel advice for your destination.
We can advise on malaria tablets, recommend vaccines and make you aware of any relevant general health issues. Our information is updated regularly, ensuring you of the best advice at all times.
We also sell flight socks which help to prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis when flying long-haul. We can also obtain water purification tablets, mosquito nets, first aid packs, sterile needles, suture packs and condoms.
Click on the map below to see regions of the world where Malaria is present. Some medicines required to help prevent malaria require a private prescription from your doctor. You will have to pay for this medication - we are happy to quote you a price. Important: Anti-malarials are not 100% effective. Make sure you always cover up and apply insect repellent (which we also sell!)
We can arrange to supply you with all that you need quickly and confidentially. Our friendly staff will only be happy to help if necessary. Please visit our contact page – ask for the pharmacists.
Please return all unwanted medicines to the Cowplain Pharmacy where we will dispose of them safely.Please Do Not Hoard Medicines it can prove fatal.