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Help! Forgot my medication (France-UK)

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GiraffeFluff Sun 22-Oct-17 22:30:18

I'm such an idiot.
I take a medication every two days. I live in France and I've just arrived in the uk for a week. My medication is back home in the bathroom cabinet. How can I get the meds? Try to get a GP appointment? I can probably get a prescription emailed to me from my doctor in France...would a UK pharmacy accept it?
Shit sad

RainbowPastel Sun 22-Oct-17 22:33:39

I would go to your nearest doctors tomorrow and see if they will do you a private prescription. You might have to pay for it.

hp2 Sun 22-Oct-17 22:34:37

What is it, might be available without a prescription?

KenDoddsDadsDog Sun 22-Oct-17 22:34:50

You can have an EU prescription dispensed in the UK as a private prescription. Maybe Boots or similar chain can advise how to do it by email.
Or you could try push doctor app - a FaceTime appt and they then email your pharmacy of choice the prescription , it’s £20 an appt plus the cost of medicine .

GiraffeFluff Sun 22-Oct-17 23:02:32

Thanks for replies! I've tried the push doctor but I need a uk mobile number which I don't have...will ask the friend I'm staying with if I can use theirs tomorrow morning. Fingers crossed I can sort this.

duckduckmouse Mon 23-Oct-17 07:57:42

Can your friend go to your house and post it signed for next day delivery?
Otherwise call 111 and see if they can dispense over the phone, what a pain!

GiraffeFluff Mon 23-Oct-17 22:30:53

Push Doctor saved the day!!!

Thanks so much smile

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