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Pre-bookable GP appointments are available on Saturday afternoons, please see Appointment section and select MK Health Extra for more information.

Some patients can get free non prescription medication from their local chemists for common illnesses such as coughs and colds. Click here for information about Pharmacy First.

Protected Time

We will be closed from 1.30pm on the following dates:
(Please note the change of time, the surgery will re-open the following day):
Wednesday 20 June
Thursday 19 July
Wednesday 19 September
Thursday 18 October
Wednesday 21 November
Thursday 24 January 2019
Wednesday 20 February 2019
Thursday 21 March 2019

If you need to see a doctor or require advice during this time please contact the new emergency number 111 or Milton Keynes Urgent Care Services

Have you missed your appointment? Due to the high volume of missed appointments we have changed our policy. The new policy can be found under policies on this website. 

Patients who are booked for planned operations or procedures at Milton Keynes University Hospital may experience these being postponed when demand for emergency care is particularly high. We appreciate how difficult and upsetting this can be for those affected and will do our utmost to keep postponements to a minimum. If you are not contacted by the hospital, please continue to arrive for your appointment as scheduled.

MK Pharmacy First

All Pharmacies have qualified pharmacists.

You can get professional, confidential health advice and treatment for a range of common illnesses, aches and pains, quickly without having to wait for a GP appointment.

Just give them a call or drop in – there’s no need to make an appointment.

Find out more at www.mkpharmacyfirst.co.uk 

When can I use MK Pharmacy First?

MK Pharmacy First provides advice and treatment for you and your children for the following conditions:

Allergies 

Athlete’s foot     

Bacterial conjunctivitis

Constipation

Contact dermatitis 

Cough    

Cystitis  

Diarrhoea

Ear wax build-up

Fever    

Hay fever 

Headache

Insect bites/stings

Mouth ulcers 

Nappy rash 

Nasal congestion

Pain

Sore throat 

Threadworm

Vaginal thrush 

Verrucae 

Warts

Emergency contraception - ‘morning after pill’. Available to everyone but free to under 25s.

If you don’t pay for your prescription, the pharmacy can supply your medicines free of charge.

How do I use MK Pharmacy First?

  • Ask for MK Pharmacy First at any Milton Keynes pharmacy and talk to the pharmacist in confidence about your symptoms.
  • If you need advice about a child, please bring the child with you.
  • The pharmacist will recommend appropriate treatment and medication. They may also direct you to other services.
  • Tell the pharmacist if you are entitled to free prescriptions so that they can provide any recommended medication free of charge.

Why ask a Pharmacist?

Whatever your healthcare concerns, pharmacists are a great source of professional, confidential health advice and treatment. Pharmacists can assess and treat a wide-range of illnesses meaning you don’t need to wait for a GP appointment. They also provide advice on medication issues. Just give them a call or drop in – there’s no need to book ahead

Pharmacies in our area providing this service:

Boots

  • 68 Bradwell Common Boulevard, Bradwell Common. MK13 8RN
    Telephone: 01908 607179
  • 18 Crown Walk, Central Milton Keynes MK9 3AH
    Telephone: 01908 604109

Chapharm Chemist

  • 3 Swinden Court, Heelands MK13 7PN  
    Telephone: 01908 320392

Sainsbury’s Pharmacy

  • 799 Witan Gate, Milton Keynes MK9 2FW
    Telephone: 01908 694987

Superdrug Pharmacy

  • Unit 4, Midsummer Arcade, Central Milt9on Keynes MK9 3BB
    Telephone: 01908 673271

There are 45 pharmacies in Milton Keynes. A number of these are now open late in the evening, over weekends and bank holidays. If your child is ill, take them along to a pharmacy, they can provide free clinical advice and may also be able to provide free medication.

Remember - Pharmacists can:

  • Give advice on treating minor illnesses and injuries and help you choose the right treatments
  • Provide advice on whether you should see your GP
  • Dispense prescription medicines and provide advice on how to take them safely
  • Dispense repeat prescriptions if you have arranged this with your GP
  • Help you to manage long-term conditions and your medication for them
  • Give advice on sexual health and contraception
  • Give advice on staying healthy, including stopping smoking



 
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