New Medicine Service
How will it help me?
Between 30% and 50% of prescribed medicines are not taken as
recommended. This means that a lot of medicines are wasted or are not as effective as they could be.
The service will:
help you to find out more about the new medicine you are taking
help to sort out any problems you are having with your new medicine
give you a chance to ask questions about your medicine and discuss any concerns
help to improve the effectiveness of your new medicine, for example, there may be an easier or better way to take it
help you to make your own decisions about managing your condition.
How it works
Your pharmacy team will give you information about your new
Have your first consultation, either in store or over the phone with a pharmacist 7 - 14 days after getting your new medicine
Follow up consultation 14 - 28 days after getting your new medicine