Make life easier for yourself and let us order your prescription on your behalf. Simply let us know what repeat medicines you need, a few days before they run out, either in person, by phone, fax or email or via this website and we will arrange to collect it from your Doctor's surgery. We go daily to all the Doctors surgeries in our area. When we have collected your prescription it will be dispensed and waiting for you to collect at the pharmacy. We also provide a free local home delivery service if requested. If you are on regular medication we can even order your medicines automatically when they are due to run out - ask a member of staff about our EasyRepeats service.
If you find it difficult to get to the pharmacy and you live locally you can have your prescription delivered to your door by using our Free prescription Delivery Service. This service is open to ALL patients in Abbey Field and greater Colchester, please contact us for more info
Every year many hundreds of travellers from the UK catch malaria and in tens of cases it is fatal. Symptoms can start rapidly. The correct anti-malarial medication is essential. Abbey Field Pharmacy now offers a Private Malaria Prevention Service. After a confidential assessment by a trained Pharmacist, the correct anti-malarial medication is supplied and appropriate advice given to the patient. This is a private walk in service so NO appointment or GP prescription is required. We charge a £10 consultation fee, (less than most GP practices)
A medicines use review will enable you to… Confirm what each of your medicines is used for Check the best times of day to take or use your medicines Discuss the effectiveness of your medication Find out if there are medicines you take which are no longer needed Discuss any problems you are experiencing with your medication
Please call us or ask in-store for details.
We provide a range of information and advice to support healthy lifestyles
Dispensing of "batch" NHS prescriptions
We can advise you on how to manage minor illnesses and recommend suitable treatments available over the counter as well as onward referral to your Doctor if necessary.
When you are prescribed a new medicine by your doctor our pharmacists can offer support and advice to ensure you take the new medication as prescribed without suffering any unwanted side effects or explain any further questions you may have. We usually do this by keeping in contact with you during the first 4 weeks of your new medicine being prescribed.
The service is only available for people living in England, and only for those who have been prescribed a new medicine for the conditions listed:
The NMS can help:
We offer a comprehensive private travel clinic service with a wide range of vaccinations admisnistered by our specially trained pharmacist. Prices are subject to change and promotions so call us for more details!
The most common vaccinations we provide are below, in addition we can supply malaria prevention tablets without the need for a GP appointment
All prices are per dose and subject to a £9.99 consultation fee per patient.
The appropriate dosage regime will depend on travel dates and vaccination history & will be advised during the consultation with the specially-trained pharmacist.