Instore Pharmacy Services

Instore Pharmacy Services

As an NHS Pharmacy, we aim to provide the following types of pharmacy services. Whether you need help to with your diabetes control or struggle to manage the symptoms of asthma, we can help.

Our pharmacy services give you the chance to speak to a member of our pharmacy team about your health concerns and receive expert advice on how to improve your health.

The pharmacy services are available from 9am to 10pm 7 days a week. No need for appointment.

The MUR service is an Advanced Service within the NHS carried out by our pharmacist at Dock Pharmacy.

The MUR involves our pharmacist reviewing your use of  your prescribed medication, ensuring you understand how their medicines should be used and why they have been prescribed, identifying any problems and then, where necessary, providing feedback to the prescriber.

An MUR Feedback Form will be provided to your GP where there is an issue for them to consider. An MUR is not usually conducted more than once a year.

An MUR is a way to:

  • improve the understanding of your medicines;
  • highlight problematic side effects and propose solutions where appropriate;
  • improve adherence; and
  • reduce medicines wastage, usually by encouraging the patient only to order the medicines they require.

The New Medicine Service (NMS) is another Advanced pharmacy Service provided at Dock Pharmacy.

The service provides support for you if you have long-term conditions newly prescribed a medicine to help improve medicines adherence.

The New Medicine Service (NMS) will help to;

  • improve your adherence which will generally lead to better health outcomes;
  • increase your engagement with their condition and medicines, supporting you in making decisions about their treatment and self-management;
  • reduce medicines wastage;
  • reduce hospital admissions due to adverse events from medicines;
  • lead to increased Yellow Card reporting of adverse reactions to medicines by pharmacists and patients, thereby supporting improved pharmacovigilance;

For more information about the service, please speak to a member of the pharmacy team or call 01375 846316

Asthma Services Pharmacy

If you have any questions or concerns about your asthma or COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), it’s easy to walk into Dock pharmacy and ask to see the pharmacist.

  • You don’t need an appointment
  • Dock pharmacy opens outside of GP surgery hours. Late night pharmacy 7 days a week.


Our pharmacist will review your Inhaler Technique

Use our Asthma Self Assessment tool below.

Get more information about living with asthma: Asthma UK


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Get your Blood Pressure Check For FREE At Dock Pharmacy

A blood pressure test is a simple way of checking if your blood pressure is too high or too low because most people won’t have any obvious symptoms.

Having a test is easy and could save your life.

Your blood pressure reading

Find out what your blood pressure reading means with this simple tool. High blood pressure can raise your risk of developing serious conditions like heart disease and dementia.


Checking and Monitoring Arterial Fibrillation at Dock Pharmacy

Detecting AF

Checking and assessing your pulse can give you a good indication of whether you have atrial fibrillation. Our pharmacist will check and if detected refer you to see your doctor.

Heart rhythm charity Arrythmia Alliance has more information about knowing your pulse and how to check it.



At DockPharmacy we offer a FREE screening service to determine whether you are at risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes. It’s completely confidential and takes just a few minutes.

You can find products to manage your diabetes here 

Type 2 diabetes self-assessment

Take this quick and simple test to find out if you’re at risk of type 2 diabetes. Please note, this tool may not be accurate for anyone undergoing treatment for diabetes.



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DockPharmacy stop smoking services are free, friendly and can massively boost your chances of quitting for good.

DockPharmacy stop smoking services is managed by our trained staff to provide a range of proven methods to help you quit.

Our pharmacist will give you accurate information and advice, as well as professional support, during the first few months of stopping smoking.

The pharmacist at DocPharmacy will make it easy and affordable for you to get stop smoking treatments, such as:

  • Champix (varenicline)
  • Zyban (bupropion)
  • nicotine replacement therapy, such as patches and gum

DockPharmacy offers discreet, confidential Sexual health advice.

There is no reason to be embarrassed.

If you have concerns about your sexual health, you can ask our pharmacist for advice in complete confidence.

All our pharmacies have a private consultation room, where you can ask about a wide range of topics including concerns over unprotected sex and sexually transmitted infections.

We also provide sexual health services, including emergency hormonal contraception, chlamydia screening and free condoms.*

*Some services are free only to certain age groups.

Sexual health self-assessment

How much do you know about having a safer sex life? Take the safer sex test and find out how much you know about contraception and sexually transmitted infections.



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Flu Vaccination

Visit DockPharmacy for the Flu Vaccination Service. Eligible customers (in England and Wales) may have a vaccination for free through our NHS funded service.

if you are not eligible for the Free NHS Flu Vaccination, you can still obtain the Flu Vaccination from £8.99 at DockPharmacy.

Dock Pharmacy Travel Health Clinic

At DockPharmacy, we offer a full range of anti-malaria tablets for all destinations. Our travel clinic offers competitive prices and discounts, which vary depending on the specific course of antimalarials purchased.

Taking Antimalarial Tablets:

  • Start before arrival to a risk area as guided by our pharmacist (with some tablets you should start three weeks before).
  • Take the tablets regularly and as directed.
  • It is extremely important to continue taking these tablets as directed after you have left the malaria area to cover the incubation period of the disease.
  • Atovaquone/Proguanil is also available, with some restrictions, in pharmacies.
  • No treatment is 100% effective. Take practical measures to avoid mosquito bites

Find out if malaria prevention tablets are advisable for the country you intend to visit via  Destinations section

Can’t get a GP appointment? Visit DockPharmacy and use our in-store The GP Service to access a range of online medical services including video appointments with a GP.

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