Pharmacy First - Shingles advice and treatment service in Hove, East Sussex
Those aged 18 years old and over can access advice and NHS-funded* Treatment for shingles, without the need to see your GP.
Shingles Treatment in Hove, East Sussex
Burwash Pharmacy, 9 Burwash Road, Hove, BN3 8GP
Advice and treatment service for Shingles in Hove, East Sussex
If you have symptoms suggestive of a shingles infection, it is important to get an antiviral treatment, if it is clinically appropriate, at the initial stages to reduce the duration and severity of the infection.
Who is eligible to receive advice and treatment for shingles under the Free NHS Pharmacy First Service?
Advice and treatment service for shingles is available through the Pharmacy First Service to those aged 18 years old and over. The pharmacy team will assess your eligibility for the free NHS Pharmacy First Service. If you are not eligible, the pharmacy team may recommend a private service/treatment or sign-post you to another health service provider.
Now you can book an appointment online with Burwash Pharmacy for the shingles – Pharmacy First service. Click on the Book Appointment button above to select a suitable date and time.
What is Shingles?
The virus that causes chickenpox and later becomes reactivated to cause shingles is called the varicella-zoster virus.
What are the Main Symptoms of shingles?
What are the available treatments for shingles through the Pharmacy First Service?
*If you are issued a prescription medicine, you will pay the standard NHS prescription charge unless you’re eligible for free prescriptions.
Want to learn more about shingles? Check out the NHS webpage for up-to-date advice and information on sore throat.