Delivery Services

Many community pharmacies offer home delivery services which are particularly useful for the very sick, aged or immobile patients.

Often the quality of people’s health is linked to their capacity to get transport to health services, including to their community pharmacy.

Recognising that not all patients have access to transport to get to their pharmacies, many pharmacies offer home delivery as an additional service for their patients.

This is particularly important for patients who must rely on either assistance from friends or relatives, or from public transport and taxis to attend their pharmacy.

As technology develops, more pharmacies also are offering online ordering services which may be combined with home delivery.

It is important that you ask your community pharmacy if it offers a home delivery service.

As these services require vehicles and staff time, not all pharmacies are able to provide them so you should not assume that it is available as part of the pharmacy’s normal customer service.

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