NHS Pharmacy First


NHS Pharmacy First

Welcome to East Boldon Pharmacy, your trusted neighbourhood pharmacy in East Boldon. Our commitment to your health goes beyond traditional services, and we are proud to introduce the innovative Pharmacy First Service, offering you quick and easy access to professional healthcare solutions right here in East Boldon.


What is Pharmacy First?

Pharmacy First is a revolutionary healthcare service designed to provide immediate access to essential clinical treatments without the need for a GP appointment. At East Boldon Pharmacy, we understand the value of your time and well-being, and that’s why we are excited to offer this convenient alternative.
East Boldon Pharmacy can provide prescription-only medicine free of charge under the NHS for the following conditions:

  • sinusitis (12 years and over)
  • sore throat (5 years and over)
  • acute otitis media (1 to 17 years)
  • infected insect bites (1 year and over)
  • impetigo (1 year and over)
  • shingles (18 years and over)
  • uncomplicated urinary tract infections in women (16-64 years)


How Does it Work?

  1. Walk-In Convenience: Skip the wait for a GP appointment. Visit us in East Boldon and speak directly with our trained professionals.
  2. Assessment and Advice: Our expert team will assess your symptoms and provide professional advice on the most suitable treatment options.
  3. Prescription Issuance: If necessary, we can provide prescriptions on the spot, ensuring you get the required medication without delay.


Key Benefits of Pharmacy First

  • Immediate Access: Receive prompt attention without the need for a lengthy wait.
  • Expert Guidance: Our trained staff offers professional assessments and advice tailored to your health needs.
  • Prescription Convenience: Obtain prescriptions on-site, saving you an extra trip to the GP.

Our Pharmacy First Service operates in accordance with the latest NHS guidelines. For detailed information, you can refer to the Pharmacy First Framework provided by the gov.uk.


Your Health, Our Priority

At East Boldon Pharmacy, we prioritise your health and well-being. Pharmacy First is not just a service; it’s a commitment to providing accessible and efficient healthcare solutions tailored to your needs.


Visit East Boldon Pharmacy for Pharmacy First

Say goodbye to appointment wait times and embrace the convenience of Pharmacy First at East Boldon Pharmacy in East Boldon. Your health deserves priority – visit us or get in touch today for swift, professional care.