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Brook Hill Pharmacy30 Brook HillLittle WalthamChelmsford, CM3 3LLTel: 01245 360678
We offer a full NHS dispensing service for patients from all practices. We also give you advice on how to get the most benefit from your medicines and we are able to obtain medicines and appliances quickly and efficiently to fulfil all your prescription needs. We can also dispense NHS repeat dispensing prescriptions issued by your doctor. Ask your Brook Hill Pharmacist for more information about this service
You can have a chat with our Pharmacist about any medicine or health question that you may have at a time that is convenient for you. Our Pharmacist will review your medicines and advise you accordingly
The pharmacist may sign you up for a follow up consultation, if your doctor has newly prescribed you new medication for the management of your Asthma, COPD, Diabetes, High blood pressure or anticoagulant therapy. This could take place within the pharmacy or at home via the telephone
We store a range of Pharmacy and over-the-counter medicines, as well as other products to suit your needs. So come and have a browse at our variety of essentials
It is important that you and your family stay safe. Remember to keep all medicines out of reach of children and don’t share your medicines with other people. If you have any unwanted medicines at home, please bring them to the Pharmacy for safe disposal
All of our medicines are dispensed in child resistant containers unless you request us not to. Our Pharmacy team can advice you on safe storage of medicines
Brook Hill Pharmacy has a consultation room available so you can speak to our Pharmacist in total confidence, away from any interruptions. Please ask in store if you require a chaperone.
We can advise on all holiday health questions that you may have in mind. So before you go, don’t forget to visit our pharmacy for a range of products for those holiday essentials and some healthy holiday advice.
As well as dispensing NHS prescriptions, we are also able to dispense private prescriptions. Please ask a member of our Pharmacy team for more information.
Your Brook Hill Pharmacist is always available to offer you advice on any healthcare matter without having to make an appointment. We are trained to give you advice on all medicines and common complaints
Our Pharmacy is stocked with a wide range of useful health leaflets for you to take away and read at a time that suits you
Ask our counter assistants for a list of gluten and wheat free products available on prescription from your doctor or click here for a printable list.
For a list of gluten free products that are available to purchase click here.
Brook hill provides a free delivery service for patients who are unable to visit the pharmacy to collect their dispensed medication. Please ask for more information at the counter.
We are now able to support you to stop smoking. Our trained smoking cessation practioners are available on Tuesday to Friday each week for support. No appointments are needed. just walk in and ask to speak to any one of them.
Brookhill pharmacy can assist you in the disposal of any of your unwanted medicines. Speak to any member of staff
We provide medication in blisters and other supplies such as homely remedies to care homes. Our pharmacist is also available to provided support to the care home staff in managing patients under their care and giving them advice about their medicines.
During the flu season we provide the influenza vaccine to patients not entitled to one on the NHS, at a reasonable cost. No appointments are required just walk in and have a chat with the pharmacist
The pharmacists are available to provide prescription medicines via a patient group direction (PGD). These include medication used for malaria prophylaxis, asthma, erectile dysfunction, oral contraceptive, psoriasis, weight management and influenza vaccine.
We provide medicine assessments and compliance aids for patient who have difficulty in managing their medicines. These are packed in weekly blister packs that can either be collected frrom the pharmacy or delivered directly to the patient's home address.
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to make an appointment with your GP Practice to discuss your travel arrangements. This will include which countries and areas within countries that you are visiting to determine what vaccinations are required.
There is further information about countries and vaccinations required on the links below
Some travel vaccines are ordered on a private prescription and these incur a charge over and above the normal prescription charge. This is because not all travel vaccinations are included in the services provided by the NHS.
Travel Health Questionnaire
To help us offer the appropriate advice, please fill out the online form before coming to see the nurse.
Travelling in Europe
If you are travelling to Europe a very useful booklet has been published with advice and guidance to help you get the most out of your holiday. To visit please click:- http://ec.europa.eu/publications/booklets/eu_glance/86/en.pdf (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to view)
The Pharmacy will be offering a flu vaccine service for patients who are not entitled to a free vaccine. Please speak to the pharmacist for more information.