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“Pearn's Pharmacies, putting patients first”

Pearn's Pharmacies Ltd - Gurnos

5 Chestnut Way
Gurnos
Merthyr Tydfil
CF47 9SB

01685 384616 | fax 01685 375585
gurnos@pearns.co.uk | Directions | Back to Map


Services funded by NHS Wales offered in this pharmacy:

Common Ailments Confidential Advice
The Common Ailment Service is a free NHS service that patients can access for advice and treatment of 26 conditions.
Maintaining confidentiality is a vital part of the relationship between a pharmacy professional and a patient. Our duty of confidentiality applies to everyone whatever the patients age and applies to all information you obtain during the course of your professional practice.
Discharge Medicine Review Dispensing Prescriptions
This service is unique to Wales. The service supports you on your journey from one care setting to another.
Dispensing refers to the process of preparing and giving medicine to a named person on the basis of a prescription provided by a healthcare professional.
Health Information Medicine Disposal
Our pharmacists and trained members of the pharmacy team will give you advice and provide medicine if needed. They may need to refer you to another healthcare professional such as your GP practice, dentist, optometrist or another NHS service if they feel your condition needs further investigation or more specialist care.
If you have any medicines that you no longer use, you can take them to your local pharmacy and we will dispose of them safely. You should never dispose of your old medication by yourself at home, as it could be dangerous. If you throw your unwanted medication into the bin, then it could be found by children or pets who could eat it and make themselves sick. If you try to flush your unwanted medicine down the toilet or empty it into a drain then it could be harmful to the environment, so itís just a bad idea no matter what you try! Do the right thing, do the safe thing, and give your unwanted medication to a pharmacist so they can get rid of it properly.
Medicines Use Reviews NHS 'flu vac
Medicines Use Reviews (MURs) involve the pharmacist conducting a structured review with you about your medicines and their use. This is to help you to improve your knowledge, concordance and use of your medicines. The review is carried out in our private consultation room. This is a great way for you to talk to a medical professional about any questions or concerns you might have with your medication.

You’re eligible for a FREE NHS flu vaccine if:

  • You’re over 65
  • You’re pregnant
  • You have asthma or a lung condition
  • You have chronic heart disease
  • You have diabetes
  • You have a chronic kidney or liver condition
  • You’ve had a stroke
  • You have an illness or are taking medicines that affect your immune system
NHS 'flu vac Repeat Dispensing

You’re eligible for a FREE NHS flu vaccine if:

  • You’re over 65
  • You’re pregnant
  • You have asthma or a lung condition
  • You have chronic heart disease
  • You have diabetes
  • You have a chronic kidney or liver condition
  • You’ve had a stroke
  • You have an illness or are taking medicines that affect your immune system
Repeat Dispensing is a way of getting your medicines without having to ask the doctor for a prescription each time. With these prescriptions you can collect your medicines from the pharmacy at regular intervals for up to 12 months without having to contact your doctor. Contact your local branch for more information.
Services to Care Homes Smoking Cessation
Care home residents should receive the right medicines at the right time and in the right way to maximise the benefits of the medication. We provide a service to support this.
Want to quit? We know this is not easy. We offer support, expert advice and a full range of products to help you on your journey. With us we can help you stop for good.
Supervised consumption
Should you be prescribed a medicine that required supervised consumption we can provide this service. This service will require the pharmacist to supervise the consumption of prescribed medicines at the point of dispensing in the pharmacy, ensuring that the dose has been administered to you appropriately.

Other services offered in this pharmacy:

Prescription Collection/Delivery Prescription Ordering
Prescription Collection and Delivery Service (PCDS) We can arrange for collection of your prescription from the surgery and will have it ready for collection or have them delivered to your home. **This service is subject to availability**
Order your prescription with us online, by phone or just call in.

For more details of these and other services refer to Pharmacy Services.

The pharmacist is available to talk to you in confidence about all illnesses and aspects of healthcare that may be of concern to you. You will also find information leaflets in our pharmacy giving you advice on all types of healthcare.

Prescription ordering, collection and delivery: Click here and follow instructions, or click on the prescriptions tab in the Main Menu.

If using the service for the first time please complete a consent form.


“Pearn's Pharmacies, putting patients first”

Opening Hours - Closing Soon

  Open Close Lunch
Mon 09:00 17:30 13:00 - 14:00
Tue 09:00 17:30 13:00 - 14:00
Wed 09:00 17:30 13:00 - 14:00
Thu 09:00 13:00 n/a
Fri 09:00 17:30 13:00 - 14:00
Sat 09:00 12:00 n/a

BANK HOLIDAYS - CLOSED.
Please check NHSDirectWales for details of out of hours arrangements

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