Day Lewis Pharmacy Colchester, East Hill Surgery
Whenever you need health advice or to pick up a prescription, you can depend on your local Day Lewis Pharmacy in Colchester.Located on East Hill, we offer a wide range of healthcare services to our local community. This includes prescription medicines, treatment for minor ailments, health checks and much more. Our Colchester pharmacy is even able to offer many of our services for free*, as we're a Healthy Living Pharmacy. To see what's on offer and how we could help you and your family, simply click the icons below. exclusions apply. Check with the team to see if you qualify.
Prescription medicine services in Colchester
Need to pick up a prescription, or find out about electronic repeat dispensing? Whether you need to sort out an emergency supply of regular medicine, or dispose of expired medicine, we're here to help. Our friendly team can also support you if you're taking a new course of treatment, or have been discharged from hospital.
Pharmacy First Service
From the 31st of January 2024, your local Day Lewis pharmacist can treat you for seven common conditions without you needing to visit your GP. Under the NHS Pharmacy First Service you can be treated for urine infection, sinusitis, ear infection, impetigo, sore throat, shingles, and infected insect bite. Our highly qualified pharmacists can provide over the counter or prescription treatment for these conditions. For more information on the eligibility criteria for these services, click here. click here
Book pharmacy services
Car Parking, Consultation room available, Disabled parking
Stop smoking service
Seasonal flu vaccination service (not at risk groups)
Blood pressure monitoring
Supervised consumption of medicines
Seasonal flu vaccination service (at risk groups)
Private consultation room
Prescription delivery service
Prescription collection from local General Practices
New medicine service
Private flu vaccine
Needle and Syringe Programme
Healthy Start Vitamins
Emergency Contraception (EHC)
Delivery of medicines to patients homes for eligible patients
New medicines service
Hypertension Case finding service (blood pressure testing)
Dispensing medicines and appliances and repeat dispensing
NHS blood pressure check service
Mobile app to manage repeat prescriptions
NHS Pharmacy Contraception Service
SMS repeat prescription reminders
COVID-19 lateral flow tests (eligible NHS patients)
Health checks, advice and treatment for minor ailments
At Day Lewis Pharmacy in Colchester, we do all we can to keep you happy and healthy. This is why we offer preventative health checks and advice, which could help to prevent future health problems. This includes BMI, cholesterol and blood pressure checks, men's health advice, sexual health services and flu vaccinations. And to save you a trip to the GP, we can even treat minor ailments like coughs, colds, earaches, skin rashes and more. Pop into our East Hill pharmacy today or give us a call to see how we can help
Frequently Asked Questions
You can track your prescription and be alerted when its ready to collect by signing up to our NHS Repeat Prescriptions ordering platform, which can be found here prescriptions.daylewis.co.uk.
Speak to your pharmacy team and they can advise you on which services you will need to book an appointment for, if any.
Masks are no longer mandatory in our pharmacies; our colleagues and patients have the choice if they would like to wear one or not. Please respect all individuals’ choices.