We dispense NHS prescriptions and will give advice on how to get the most benefit from your medicines. We keep a comprehensive stock of medicines and use a fast and an efficient wholesaler service to enable us to fill all prescriptions promptly.
We can dispense NHS repeat dispensing prescriptions issued by your doctor. Ask us for more information about this service.
All medicines are dispensed in child resistant containers unless you ask us not to.
Please remember: Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children. Our pharmacist can advise you on safe storage of medicines.
NHS Unwanted Medicines Service
Please return all unwanted medicines to the pharmacy where we will dispose of them safely.
NHS Health Advice and Self-Care
The pharmacist and our trained assistants are available for advice on all medicines and minor ailments. We can also give you advice on how to live a healthy life, for example, advice on how to stop smoking or healthy diets. Self Care information is also available on our user friendly website: pharmacykwik.co.uk We can also direct you to other sources of advice and assistance if we cannot help you ourselves.
Patient Medication Records
Our computer allows us to keep records of all your prescriptions dispensed by us. This helps us check for possible problems, such as interactions between medicines and will help us deal with any queries you may have.
We comply with the Data Protection Act and the NHS code of practice on confidentiality. If you want to discuss the records we keep, please ask to speak to the pharmacist.
We provide the above NHS services on behalf of:
NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group
21 Silver Street,
Bury, BL9 0EN
Tel: 0161 762 3100
Repeat Prescription Service
We offer a repeat prescription service. Please ask our pharmacist for further details about this.
We stock a vast range of over the counter medicines, vitamins and mineral supplements and other health & beauty products, please visit pharmacykwik.co.uk for further information.
We can advise on medical requirements for travellers, including anti-malaria treatments. We also stock a range of sun care creams, bite and sting relief creams, flight socks and over the counter travel sickness remedies.
We also provide Care Home Services, Home Delivery Services and a Gluten Free Food Supply Service. Please email or call to discuss these NHS enhanced services.
We can dispense private prescriptions as prescribed by your doctor. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call our team on: 0161 773 1456 with details of your prescription for more information including up to date prices.
If you would like any more information about any of the services mentioned in this leaflet, please call us on free phone 0800 023 2295 or email email@example.com
Comments, Suggestions, Complaints and Compliments
Our aim is to give the highest possible standard of service. We would like you to tell us what you think about the service we provide at this pharmacy.
If you have any suggestions, comments or complaints please speak to a member of staff either by calling PharmacyKwik on 0800 023 2295 or alternatively you can email is on firstname.lastname@example.org
We welcome any general comments about the services we provide and any suggestions of ways in which we can improve our services to you.
We operate a complaints procedure as part of the NHS system for dealing with complaints. Our system meets national criteria. Our Pharmacist will give you further information.
You may also seek advice from the local Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS). PALS are not part of the complaints procedure itself but they might be able to resolve your concerns informally or they can tell you more about the complaints procedure and independent complaints advocacy services:
Patient Advice and Liason Service (PALS):
Care of The Patient Services Team,
Greater Manchester Commissioning Support Unit,
St. James House, Pendleton Way,
Salford, M6 5FW
An independent complaints advocacy service (ICAS) is available to provide advice and support for people who wish to complain about the NHS. Please use the telephone number below to get in touch with ICAS or for further information:
Tel: 0808 802 3000
Our staff work extremely hard to provide you with the best possible service. Please treat them with the courtesy and respect they deserve.
We reserve the right to refuse to provide services to individuals who act in a violent, threatening or aggressive manner.
When we are closed:
When this pharmacy is closed, for any health problem advice and details of other health services, contact NHS Direct, 24 hours a day.
Call 111 or visit: www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk
Rear Unit, 56 Parksway,
Tel: 0161 773 1456
GPhC Premises Registration Number: 1116209
OPENING HOURS: Monday – Friday: 9am – 8pm | Saturday: 9am – 7pm
This pharmacy is owned by: Allbro’s Pharmacy Ltd.
OptiBac Probiotics For Those On Antibiotics (10 Capsules)
What's it for? To be taken during and after an antibiotic course to maintain healthy balanced levels of friendly bacteria
Who's it for? Anyone who is taking a course of antibiotics (which kill off both the harmful and beneficial bacteria in the gut).
For people who are currently taking antibiotics (e.g. amoxicillin, tetracycline, doxycycline), or have recently finished an antibiotic course, For those on antibiotics is designed to maintain a healthy balance of friendly bacteria in the intestinal tract during and after the antibiotic course.
The normal balance of friendly bacteria in our gut is fragile and can easily be disturbed by factors such as stress, diet, ageing, and medication (e.g. antibiotics). For those on antibiotics promotes a healthy balance of good bacteria, thereby supporting health, digestion and immunity for patients taking antibiotics.
Lactobacillus rhamnosus Rosell-11 a natural component of the friendly bacteria in the intestines; the species is one of the most studied in the probiotic world. L. rhamnosus Rosell-11 has been proven to resist bile and gastric acidity over pH 3 therefore if taken at mealtimes (when pH is around 4), it will pass through the stomach without being damaged. L. rhamnosus Rosell-11 is able to bind strongly to the intestinal cells and helps maintain a strong immune system.
Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52 a natural resident of the intestinal microflora; this strain of friendly bacteria has been well studied to survive the gastric acids and bile salts expected at mealtimes and to reach the intestines without damage. In addition, L. acidophilus Rosell-52 can adhere to the cell wall lining of the intestines and exert beneficial effects in terms of inhibiting intestinal pathogens and supporting immune cells.
OptiBac Probiotics guarantees 2 billion live micro-organisms per capsule until the best before date.
As a food supplement, for those on antibiotics can be given to adults and children (over 3 years) with the following recommendations:
Take 1 capsules daily with food until antibiotics course is finished and preferably one week after or as professionally directed. Take probiotics separately from ingestion of antibiotics (leave at least 30 minutes after taking antibiotics) Continue taking OptiBac Probiotics For those on antibiotics until 10 capsule pack is completed, and add a second pack if the antibiotic treatment lasts more than one week. For young children (under 8 years) or any patient unable to swallow capsules, the content of the capsules can be mixed with a cold meal or beverage.
Maltodextrin, gelatin, Probiotic culture 'Lacidofil' (Lactobacillus rhamnosus Rosell-11, and Lactobacillus acidophilus Rosell-52), magnesium stearate, ascorbic acid.
It is not recommended to give probiotics to severely immunosuppressed patients, post cardiac surgery patients, patients with pancreatitis, patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) or patients with blood in the stool unless under a doctors care.
You should carefully read all product packaging and labels prior to use