Uncomplicated UTI Service in Bevendean - Leybourne Pharmacy

Leybourne Pharmacy, 9 Leybourne Parade, 9 Leybourne Parade, Brighton, BN2 4LW

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Uncomplicated (UTI) advice and NHS-funded* Treatment in Bevendean

We offer the NHS Pharmacy First - Uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI) advice and treatment service in Bevendean at Leybourne Pharmacy.

Non-pregnant women 16 to 64 years of age with symptoms of uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI) are eligible for free advice and if clinically appropriate, a treatment through the Pharmacy First Service without the need for seeing your GP. Book your appointment online.

*The pharmacist will check your suitability and eligibility for the Free NHS Pharmacy First Service. In some cases, an antibiotic may not be required for your symptoms. Also, if the pharmacist finds that your symptoms suggest a more serious infection or another condition, they may refer you to your GP or another service for further assessment and treatment.

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What is Urinary Tract Infection?

Bacterial infections of the urinary tract are referred to as Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs). These include bladder (cystitis), Kidneys or the urethra (urethritis). UTIs can be treated with antibiotics, this decision is made by a healthcare professional following an assessment of the symptoms.

What are the signs and symptoms of UTI?

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) can have a range of signs and symptoms, these include:

  • Increased frequency of going to the toilet to pass urine than usual.
  • The sensation of burning or pain whilst passing urine (dysuria)
  • Going more frequently to the toilet to pass urine during the night than usual (nocturia)
  • Needing to pee more urgently or suddenly than usual
  • Blood in urine
  • Pain in the lower abdomen or your back, just below the ribs
  • Feeling hot or having a high temperature
  • Feeling very cold, temperature below 36 degrees celsius
  • Cloudy looking pee

Your pee may also look dark and smell. If you don’t have any other symptoms, this can also happen if you are not drinking enough fluids.

What treatments are available for uncomplicated UTIs under the Pharmacy First Service in Bevendean?

Your symptoms will be assessed by one of the pharmacists during a consultation. You may be offered a treatment through the Pharmacy First Service If it is clinically appropriate and you are eligible under this service.

Antibiotics tablets/capsules - For the treatment of Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

*If you are issued a prescription medicine, you will pay the standard NHS prescription charge unless you’re eligible for free prescriptions.

If the pharmacist is unable to offer treatment through this service, they will recommend an alternative or sign-post you to another service.

Want to learn more about UTIs? For up-to-date advice and information on urinary tract infections, visit the NHS.uk webpage.

Advice and treatment for common conditions through the Pharmacy First Service

In addition to UTI, we offer advice and NHS-funded treatment for six more common conditions under the Pharmacy First Service to eligible patients. These conditions are

Customer Note

The pharmacy team will assess your eligibility for the NHS Pharmacy First Service during the consultation. You may be sign-posted to another service if you are found not to be eligible for this service.

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Leybourne Pharmacy, 9 Leybourne Parade, 9 Leybourne Parade, Brighton, BN2 4LW

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  • Mon 08:30 - 18:00
  • Tue 08:30 - 18:00
  • Wed 08:30 - 18:00
  • Thu 08:30 - 18:00
  • Fri 08:30 - 18:00
  • Sat 09:00 - 13:00
  • Sun Closed

The pharmacy is closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays.