Some STIs (also known as sexually transmitted diseases or STDs) do not show any symptoms. At least 75% of infected women and around half of infected men will not have any visible signs of chlamydia, although it can still cause unseen damage and lead to pelvic inflammatory disease and infertility. The free chlamydia test With the help of the NHS a chlamydia test kit from our Pharmacy is discreet, quick and simple. You can pick up a free home chlamydia test by coming to our Pharmacy. It’s available to men and women and you’re able to take the kit away with you so that you can take the test in privacy. When you’re ready, all you need to do is provide a urine sample in the container provided, or take a swab from the vagina. Once you’re done, return the test to our Pharmacy in the discreet packet provided. We’ll have your results back from the laboratory within 48 hours so we can put your mind at rest or get you started on the right course of treatment. Our Pharmacist will also be able to give you advice on any other issues around unprotected sex that may be worrying you, including STIs or emergency contraception (the ‘morning after’ pill ), and be more than happy to help if you need some advice about how to stay safe next time.

Repeat Prescription Services

Use Our new, quick and effective service to send us your repeat prescription request.

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Our Services

Using our free blood pressure testing service is simple, go along and speak to one of our Pharmacists and they’ll be happy to answer any questions you have. Our Pharmacists will take care of the rest. You don’t need an appointment and the blood pressure test shouldn’t take any longer than ten minutes. Once our Pharmacist have completed your test they’ll explain your results and give you any advice you need about high or low blood pressure, or how to maintain a healthy blood pressure and lifestyle.

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Some STIs (also known as sexually transmitted diseases or STDs) do not show any symptoms. At least 75% of infected women and around half of infected men will not have any visible signs of chlamydia, although it can still cause unseen damage and lead to pelvic inflammatory disease and infertility.

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If you’ve recently had sex without using contraception, or you think that the contraception you did use might have failed, you may decide you want to find out more about emergency contraception. If you act quickly (within 72 hours) emergency contraception can usually stop you getting pregnant.

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Our services for drug users reduce the risk of contracting infections, causing harm and reduce psychological problems. Substance misuse has a major impact on individuals, families and the community.

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Our Pharmacy is able to provide customers with the advice and support needed to help them stop smoking. Where necessary, our pharmacists can identify the most suitable nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) for our customers. NRT has been shown to double a person's chances of quitting smoking.

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he Repeat Prescription Service is offered in our pharmacy providing our customers with a simple and convenient way to get their repeat medication.

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The service (also known as a medicines use review) involves a consultation with the pharmacist to discuss your medication. This includes all prescribed medicines, such as tablets, liquids, creams and inhalers, along with any purchased from a pharmacy, health shop or supermarket (for example, vitamins, supplements or pain killers)

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Working Hours

Macks Pharmacy Elmers End
Mon to Fri: 9.00am – 6.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am – 4.00pm
Sunday Closed

Macks Pharmacy Penge
Mon to Fri: 9.00am -6.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am – 5.30pm
Sunday Closed