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Access to medication

gillianpalmer123gillianpalmer123 Member Posts: 2 Listener
edited March 2020 in Disabled people
I usually get my monthly prescription delivered by Wells Pharmacy in Neath I have rang the pharmacy for the last 7days to find out in advance if my delivery is still unchanged ,I cannot get an answer and my medication is due for diabetes type2 and chronic pain for pancreatitis also I have no enzymes and urgently need my creon capsules to eat food i have none left and i cannot eat. Thank you 


  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    HI and welcome,

    I would have thought your medication will still be delivered as usual. The pharmacy may only be open at specific times, which could be why you're unable to get hold of them. Google the pharmacy and it should tell you their opening times during the lockdown.

    Hope this helps.
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  • thespicemanthespiceman Member Posts: 6,408 Disability Gamechanger
    edited March 2020
    Hello @gillianpalmer123   Pleased to meet you.

    Thank you for joining.

    Sorry to hear this.

    Please if I can suggest in my own area.

    Police have sent a note through doors saying need support.

    Ring them, so might be in your own area.  Contact your own local Police force.

    Please have a look at their website.

    Also got a Text sent from my local surgery applying two weeks in advance any prescriptions.

    Please can I add have you spoken to these organisations may be able to help.


    Also useful in a crisis.

    Hope that helps.

    Please if I can help further please ask anytime.  Concerned can not eat any foods anything can advise on.

    Can you eat liquids Soups a good one to help you get nutrition.

    Or Smoothies with Milk Yoghurt and Fruit any ideas happy to be supportive.

    Please take care and safe.


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  • chiariedschiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 9,208 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @gillianpalmer123 - Your pharmacy seems to be open daily excluding Sundays. If you can't get in touch with them, you could try ringing your GP's surgery to see if they can help. I'm very sorry for the situation you find yourself in, & hope you get sorted tomorrow. Please kindly let us know how you get on.
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,653 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @gillianpalmer123, have you been able to access your medication? 

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