Pharmacy and Surgery
bug has been found and corrected with the Gluten Free ordering email
address. Patients should now be able to use the email link to order
their Gluten Free Products and recieve a response once ordered.
Meningitis B Vaccination
part of this vaccination it is important to control fever in the child
afterwards. This is done by giving the child a dose of paracetamol just
before vaccination followed by two doses at regular intervals.
of children are asked to attend the pharmacy before the vaccination is
given to collect paracetamol suspension to be used to manage any
For further details please click the link below:
Surgery will be holding a follow up Flu Vaccination clinic on 19/10/15. The
surgery asks that patients with surnames beginning A-M attend during
the 0900-1200 session and those with surnames starting N-Z should
you are unable to attend on 19/10 there are follow-up opportunities on
27/10/15 and 29/10/15 which will require an appointment to be made at
Who needs the flu immunisation?
who suffers from a health condition,children who are aged 2-5years and
not at school, who is pregnant, who is 65 or over or those who work in
healthcare, should get the flu vaccine.
If you have a health
condition, flu can hit you hardest. The vaccine is the safest and most
effective way of protecting yourself.
Conditions and diseases which can make flu much more dangerous include:
chronic heart disease
chronic kidney failure
liver problems (such as cirrhosis/hepatitis)
asplenia or dysfunction of the spleen
being very overweight
you have any of the listed conditions or any other health condition,
even if you feel fit and healthy, please speak to your GP to find out
if you should have the flu vaccine. Flu can seriously affect you, so,
it’s worthwhile getting immunised to avoid unnecessary worry for you
and those close to you
We are pleased ot annouce that Charlestown Pharmacy can now supply Sure Sign testing and diagnostic products
items available include blood pressure monitors, cholesterol and
diabetes testing kits, pregnancy test & ovulation test kits
For further information please click on the banner above or ask a member of the pharmacy team.
The Gluten-Free Product list has been updated to the latest version.
have updated our Links section to add www.myasthma.com where you
can download a mobile app that works with both iphone and android
handsets to help asthmatics manage their condition. Please click on the
image above for more information.
have tracked down and tackled a bug in the prescription re-ordering
page that was preventing mobile devices and tablets from being used to
order prescriptions. Please let a member of the pharmacy team know if
you experience any further errors when trying to use this section of the website.
are also pleased to announce that Charlestown Pharmacy are now able to
supply BetterLife products such as wheelchairs, mobility scooters and
other living aids for home delivery. If you would like more information
or to place an order please contact one of the pharmacy team.
are pleased to announce that Charlestown Pharmacy can now supply Futuro
Braces and Supports to help give you the support, compression and
confidence to manage an injury.
Please ask any member of the
pharmacy team for more information or click on the image above to
go direct to our Furturo section
- We have updated the look and feel of this website to be more
readable. New sections have been added detailing the NHS Fife sharps
disposal service and we have implemented a customer/patient comment
section. We hope you feel this is an improvement to the site, if you
have any comments or suggestions please let us know.4/3/2015
- We are happy to announce that the pharmacy is taking part in
the NHS Fife Community Pharmacy Prescribed Sharps Disposal
Service. This means that the pharmacy will now be able to supply
empty containers for prescribed sharps and accept full sharps
containers in return for safe disposal. If you have any questions
or would like to access this service please ask any member of the
We would like to inform our customers that this pharmacy will be closed on the following Bank Holiday dates over this year.
Friday 3rd April
Monday 6th April
Monday 4th May
Monday 5th October
Friday 25th December
Monday 28th December
Friday 1st January 2016
Monday 4th January 2016
this pharmacy is closed health advice and information, including
details of other local health services, is available around the clock
Charlestown Surgery have joined the internet revolution! You can
visit the Surgery's new website at the following address:www.charlestownsurgeryfife.co.uk15/10/2014
- The Scottish Government has passed legislation that will require ALL
retailers to charge a minimum of 5p for each new single-use carrier bag
(including paper, those made from plant based materials and plastic).Prescription
medicines are currently excempt for the levy, however the pharmacy will
be required to charge the levy for any retail sales from 20/10/14. If
you are unsure please ask one of the pharmcy team.
Online at www.nhs24.com or via telephone by dialing 111
For emergency assistance, please dial 999 and ask the operator for the relevant emergency service.
- We have a website! - Please bear with us as we get up to speed. If
you find anything on the site not to be working please let us know
using the email address below. We would also be very happy to
hear any suggestions for improving the site to meet local needs.
1A Main Road
|Tel : 01383 872 826
01383 873 121