Healthy Living Services

From our Stop Smoking Service and Emergency Contraception to Travel Vaccinations, at Farah Chemists, we provide a huge range of services to help keep you & your family healthy… and lots of them are FREE!

Stop Smoking

Want to stop smoking? Then this is the service for you! We offer one-to-one support from our fully trained and accredited pharmacy staff, along with stop smoking medicines to help you achieve your goal to stop smoking for a healthier life. Research shows you're four times more likely to stop smoking with the help and support.

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Chlamydia Screening

You should consider getting tested for chlamydia if; you or your partner have any symptoms of chlamydia, you've had unprotected sex with a new partner, a condom splits while you're having sex, you or your partner have had unprotected sex with other people,you think you could have a sexually transmitted infection (STI), a sexual partner tells you they have an STI, you're pregnant or planning a pregnancy. If you're under 25 years of age and sexually active, getting tested every year or when you change sexual partner is recommended because you're more likely to catch chlamydia. We offer free Chlamydia Screening packs on request.

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Emergency Contraception

Emergency contraception can prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex or if your contraceptive method has failed – for example, a condom has split or you've missed a pill. Have a private in-store consultation with a pharmacist as soon as possible to avoid any unwanted pregnancy.

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Hajj & Umrah

If you are planning to travel abroad, you need to check whether you will be entering a meningococcal meningitis risk area, as you may need to get a vaccine. If you are traveling to Suadi Arabia, they require you to provide a meningitis ACWY certificate prior to entering the country, which we provide and lasts for up to 3 years.

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Repeat Prescriptions

You can opt to send your repeat prescription electronically through the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) this will save you time by avoiding unnecessary trips to your GP. If your script is not eligible for the eps; we also offer prescription collection and delivery service. We can arrange to pick up your prescription from your surgery free of charge once it is ready. You can then choose to collect your prescription from your nearest branch or we can deliver it to your home.

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Veterinary Prescriptions

Here at Farah Chemists we offer a veterinary prescription service. We also offer a variety of medicines available to purchase for cats and dogs mainly for worming, fleas and ticks.

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Travel Clinic

Farah Chemists Travel Clinic is an ideal for anyone traveling abroad. The clinic is designed to help you plan and choose the vaccination and medication essential to your travels to help protect you and your family.

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Flu Vaccine

Don’t forgot about the flu this winter. Our Pharmacists offer the seasonal flu vaccination service to help protect adults and children at risk of flu and its complications. If you are at greater risk of flu then you may be eligible for a free vaccination if you are in one of these categories; anyone aged 65 and over, pregnant women, patients with an underlying health condition (such as long-term heart or respiratory disease), patients with weakened immune systems. If you don’t fall within these groups and want to fight the flu this winter, Need not to worry you can get your flu vaccination for as little as £7.99.

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Pharmacy First Minor Ailments

Here at Farah Chemists it's all about easier access when it comes to treating minor illnesses and ailments. Pharmacyfirst allows you to get advice and/or medicines for common  minor illnesses from your local pharmacy, without having to make an appointment with your GP. If you don’t normally pay NHS prescription charges, then any medicines supplied under the Pharmacyfirst scheme will be FREE.

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Medicines Usage Review

At Farah Chemists our accredited pharmacists can undertake an annual structured adherence-centred review with patients on multiple long term medicines.

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Private Prescriptions

If you have been prescribed a private prescription by your doctor, we are able to dispense your prescription at any of our Farah Chemists branches.

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