Day Lewis Pharmacy Spencers Wood
For a full range of essential health services for all the family, visit your local Day Lewis Pharmacy in Spencers Wood, Reading. We're located in Welford House, on Basingstoke Road. From here, we provide everything from prescription medicine services to expert healthcare advice. Our experienced team can treat minor ailments, check your blood pressure, arrange flu vaccinations and much more. Our Spencers Wood pharmacy is proud to be a Healthy Living Pharmacy. This means that a number of our services are free* to people in the local community. Click the icons below to find out more about our full range of services.exclusions apply. Check with the team to see if you qualify.
Easy prescription pickup where you live
Our Spencers Wood pharmacy is your one-stop-shop for prescription medicine services. Pop in to collect your prescription, or set up electronic repeat dispensing for a little extra convenience. We can also help with expired medicine disposal, emergency supplies of regular prescriptions, and advice on taking new medicines for the first time.
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
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Car Parking, Consultation room available, Disabled parking
Seasonal flu vaccination service (not at risk groups)
Blood pressure monitoring
Medication review service
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 and advice at our Spencers Wood pharmacy
At Day Lewis, we offer preventative health services and checkups to save you a trip to your GP. We can help to treat minor ailments and give you advice on anything that's bothering you. Whether it's men's health, travel health tips, support to stop smoking or help to manage a long-term condition, we're here for you. To make use of our Community Pharmacist Consultation Service, simply pop into your Day Lewis Pharmacy in Spencers Wood or give us a call.
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.