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New Medicines Service
Supporting you get the most out of your medication .

The New Medicine Service is a Free NHS service, offered through your pharmacy, to help you understand your condition and get the most out of your new medicine.

The service is for individuals who have been received a first prescription for a new medicine to treat any of the following conditions: Asthma, Llung conditions such as Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema, Type 2 Diabetes, High Blood Pressure and conditions where you take a medicine to control the way your blood clots (Anticoagulants and Antiplatelets).

The pharmacist providing 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

  • Help you to improve your health, which could lead to fewer GP and hospital visits.
For further information please feel free to speak to a member of our pharmacy team