Important - Vaccinations: In line with NHS Highland Direction GP surgeries will no longer be responsible for the delivery of vaccinations and immunisations effective 1st March 2023. If you have any queries regarding child or adult immunisations, please contact the NHS Highland Service Delivery Centre Helpline: 0800 032 0339 open Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5.00pm. For routine immunisations you are requested to wait for an appointment letter before making contact.
If you are visiting the area and require a supply of your usual medication, please see the information below:
Report to the local Community Pharmacy. An emergency supply may be issued to a maximum of one full repeat cycle at the Pharmacist’s discretion. The Pharmacist may ask you to contact your regular GP surgery to confirm your details. There will be no charge for this service.
UK Residents (out with Scotland)
Report to the local Community Pharmacy. An emergency supply may be issued for up to 30 days at the Pharmacist’s discretion. The Pharmacist may ask you to contact your regular GP surgery to request a prescription to be faxed to the Community Pharmacy, this will maintain your care under the NHS, therefore you will be liable to the cost as per your usual payment arrangements. If a prescription is not available, you will be charged for the cost of the item. There is a minimum charge of £9.15.
EU & Swiss Residents (out with UK)
Report to the local Community Pharmacy. An emergency supply may be issued for up to 30 days at the Pharmacist’s discretion. You will be charged for the cost of the item plus the Community Pharmacy mark-up price plus 20% VAT.
Residents out with the EU & Switzerland
You will be registered as a private patient with the local GP surgery. You will need to wait for an available GP appointment. A private prescription may be issued at the GP’s discretion. You will need to present the prescription to the local Community Pharmacy for dispensing. You will be charged by the Practice for a private appointment and there will be a charge at the Community Pharmacy for the prescribed item.
Local Community Pharmacy Details
Boots Pharmacy, 7-8 Myrtlefield Shopping Centre, Aviemore, PH22-1RH
Phone: 01479 810259