NHS Service

Do I need to live in Sydenham to get treated at Touchwood Pharmacy for shingles?

No, you don’t need to live in Sydenham! Anyone aged 18 or over with early-stage shingles and meeting the NHS criteria can access the service at either Touchwood Pharmacy branch, even if you live in nearby areas like Forest Hill, Dulwich, or Penge.

Do I need a doctor's referral to get shingles treatment at Touchwood Pharmacy?

No, the service is directly accessible at our Touchwood pharmacies in Sydenham, without a doctor’s referral. No need to trek all over South London trying to get to your GP. Head straight into Touchwood Pharmacy Sydenham for shingles treatment.

What kind of treatment is offered for shingles at Touchwood Pharmacy under the program?

Touchwood Pharmacy will provide antiviral medication (typically aciclovir or valaciclovir) to shorten the duration and severity of your shingles symptoms. Speak to one of our pharmacists for expert advice and see if the Pharmacy First Shingles Treatment service is right for you.


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