NHS Pharmacy First

This service is available to all customers residing in England, irrespective of whether Hot Chemist is your registered pharmacy. We are committed to providing accessible NHS healthcare services to everyone in need. Most customers have their treatment delivered within 24 hours of a successful consultation.

4 Simple Steps

Pharmacy First Medication Delivered To Your Door

1. Complete Pre-Screening Questions

This Usually Takes Between 3-5 Minutes.

2. Video Consultation

Conduct A Video Consultation With Our Trained Pharmacist. This Takes No More Than 15 Minutes.

3. Dispensing

Get A Prescription For Suitable Medication Based On Your Assessment Outcome.

4. Delivery

Have Your Pharmacy First Prescribed Medication Delivered Directly To Your Home 24 Hours Later.

Convenient And Free Service

The NHS Pharmacy First service offers a quick and easy way to handle minor health problems without needing to see a doctor, including: sinusitis, sore throat, earache, infected insect bites , impetigo, shingles, and uncomplicated urinary tract infections in women.

Our skilled pharmacists can deal with many common issues, providing fast and tailored care.

This service helps patients get better sooner, eases the load on primary care, and makes healthcare more focused on the patient’s needs. You can get quick advice, over-the-counter medicines, and sometimes prescriptions too.

This consultation is an NHS service and incurs no charge. However, if medication is prescribed and you are not exempt from prescription charges, you will be required to pay the standard fee of £9.65 for the medication.

Conditions We Can Help With

Shingles (Herpes Zoster), is a viral infection that causes a painful rash.

A Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)  occurs when bacteria enter the urinary system.

Acute sinusitis is a sinus infection caused by an inflammation of the membranes around sinuses.

A sore throat (pharyngitis), is discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat.

Impetigo is caused by bacteria,  which enter the skin through damaged skin.

Acute bacterial sinusitis is a condition where the sinuses become inflamed and infected.

Infected insect bites occur when bacteria enter the skin through a wound. 

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