Your Community Pharmacy

Right on your doorstep is your local community pharmacy. Many pharmacies are available 7 days a week with early morning and late hours opening. You do not need an appointment to visit your local pharmacy.  

Your local pharmacy in Suffolk is more than just a place to pick up pills and to get your prescription! Pharmacies now offer a range of NHS services to help you keep healthy and well.


This website is here to provide you with more information about local pharmacy services. . .


 

 


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Keep Healthy

Keep Healthy

Your pharmacy is here to help you stay well as well as treat you when you are ill. Get advice from your local pharmacy team on diet, exercise, alcohol consumption and medicines. Get help to quit smoking, on sexual health and more.

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Key Services

Key Services

Are you making the most out of your local pharmacy? Read about the range of NHS Services pharmacies offer on medicines, health and wellbeing and how they can help you…

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Find your pharmacy

Find your pharmacy

Are you looking for a particular service, or just your local Pharmacy? ‘Find a Pharmacy’ will allow you to search by postcode to find your nearest location.

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