We are pleased to offer blood pressure measuring service. Simply call in and have your blood pressure checked if you have any concerns or if you simply want to know what it is. If you have risk factors for high blood pressure such as being overweight, or if you smoke and take very little exercise, it is advisable to have your blood pressure checked at least once per year. If your pharmacist finds that your blood pressure is high, you will be advised to see your doctor.
If you have diabetes or think you might be at risk of developing diabetes, call into the pharmacy and discuss your concerns with our trained staff. Living with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes is challenging. Our trained staff can conduct a diabetes risk assessment, offer support and advice on blood glucose meters, lifestyle and diet.
There are two types of Emergency Contraception available from your pharmacy without a prescription. They need to be taken within 72 hours following sexual intercourse. We provide emergency contraception consultations in a discreet, sensitive manner in a confidential setting. Please see your Pharmacist immediately if you are concerned.
We provide a free delivery service to our customers.We provide a free delivery service for our customers, so please do not be without your medication if you don't have transport.
Quitting smoking may be the single most positive thing you do to improve your health. There is no age barrier to quitting, and anyone who stops smoking can enjoy many health and lifestyle benefits. We in totalhealth Pharmacies have a specially designed Smoking Cessation programme that our Smoking Cessation Advisors follow. We understand that quitting smoking is a very difficult thing for a person to do and we want to assure them that our programme is designed to support them every step of the way. We encourage our customers who want to embark on the journey of quitting to call in and talk to our Smoking Cessation Advisors and get started. We use a combination of an initial consultation, agreeing a date, a pre-Quit consultation, first week support, follow up consultations to help our patients succeed.
Healthcare professionals use a measure called the body mass index (BMI) to determine if you are overweight or obese. Your BMI is your body weight measured in kilograms divided by the square of your height in metres. Testing of body mass index is simple and is available at the pharmacy. Our dedicated team offer dietary advice, supplements and a selection of helpful products for those who are overweight.