Day Lewis Pharmacy Paignton
Our Day Lewis Pharmacy in Paignton is there for you when you need it. A combination of friendly medical professionals and useful medical services means that you can get help with your concerns or problems, whatever they may be. Our aim is to assist the community in Paignton and keep you healthy and happy. This pharmacy, located on Foxhole Road, is a Healthy Living Pharmacy, which means we can offer a range of free-of-charge services* to the people of Paignton and the surrounding areas. *exclusions apply. Contact the team to find out if you qualify. Click the links below to find out more information about the services we can offer.
Quick and easy prescription collection
Our Paignton pharmacy allows you to collect your prescriptions quickly and easily with our electronic repeat dispensing service, saving you valuable time. You can set up alerts too, so you're notified when your prescription is available for collection. Other prescription services we offer include medication advice, expired and unwanted medication disposal and recovery assistance if you've just come out of hospital. Experienced professionals are available to answer your questions and provide you with any advice you need, from queries about certain conditions to over-the-counter medicine recommendations.
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
Seasonal flu vaccination service (not at risk groups)
Inhaler technique service
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
Community Pharmacist Consultation Service
New medicines service
Hypertension Case finding service (blood pressure testing)
Flu vaccination service
Support for self-care
Disposal of unwanted medicines
Dispensing medicines and appliances and repeat dispensing
Weekly Monitored Dosage Systems (dossette boxes/trays) for eligible patients
Public health (promotion of healthy lifestyles)
Minor ailment service
Needle and syringe exchange
Collection points (Kiosk)
Blood-borne virus testing
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)
Feeling happy, being healthy
We don't just offer prescription services, but general health and wellbeing checks, too. At our Paignton pharmacy on Foxhole Road, our staff can assist with things like flu vaccinations and cholesterol tests, or we can give you the support you need to stop smoking. Should you run out of your prescription medication, we have the ability to provide it for you on an emergency basis, so you never have to go without it. We are here as an alternative to your GP for non-urgent issues and advice to keep you feeling yourself all year round.If you have any questions about our services or want to come and see us, you can visit us on Foxhole Road in Paignton or give us a call today.
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.