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The Independent Pharmacy - Online Pharmacy, Online Chemist & Online Doctor

The Independent Pharmacy is an Online Pharmacy & Online Doctor based in Bristol, UK. The Independent Pharmacy is owned by two pharmacists, Andy Boysan and Scott McDougall, who left their jobs in local chemists with the belief that it is time that the Internet was used to expand the availability of affordable healthcare.

The Independent Pharmacy offers a large selection of medicines alongside trusted healthcare advice gained from years of pharmacy experience. As specialists in Men’s, Women’s, Sexual and Travel Health they even provide free online consultations via the Online Doctor with a team of GPs & Pharmacist Prescribers for a broad range of ailments, offering convenience, discretion and value alongside excellent customer service.

The Independent Pharmacy also offers an easy-to-use online travel clinic with an interactive map and shopping list to allow customers to quickly find out the information and products required for a trip to any country, from a family break to a round-the-world trip. 

“We pride ourselves on offering our customers economical products and a discreet and convenient service. We felt too often healthcare was difficult to access or not available at the times to suit the patient, hence The Independent Pharmacy was born” says Andy.

On the ambitions of the company, Scott said “At The Independent Pharmacy our main goal is to make our customer’s access to healthcare as quick, easy and informative as possible. We aim to save our customers time and money, allowing them to get the treatments and products they need to get on with their busy lives.”


The Independent Pharmacy FAQ’s

What is the The Independent Pharmacy?

The Independent Pharmacy is an Online Pharmacy/Chemist and Online Doctor that is run by a team of experienced healthcare professionals based in Bristol, UK. It is owned and operated by two UK pharmacists, Andy Boysan & Scott McDougall, who founded and run The Independent Pharmacy based on years of industry experience.

What is an Online Pharmacy/Online Chemist?

An online pharmacy is very similar to your local chemist in the way it is operated and regulated. The main difference is that, as an Online Pharmacy/Chemist, we are tailored to providing medication over the Internet, and have developed safe methods to do this. Like a regular chemist we dispense NHS prescriptions, however our real focus is how we can provide and increase access to healthcare remotely via the Internet. We provide a range of over-the-counter treatments and expert advice on self-care in the online pharmacy, with fast and discreet access to consultations for prescription treatments with our Online Doctor.

How is an Online Pharmacy/Chemist different to my local chemist?

We aren't that different really! Actually a lot of online pharmacies are run from high street chemists. At The Independent Pharmacy, we wanted to focus on expanding the provision of online healthcare so we operate a purely online service. This allows us to focus our attention on our online customers, offering them the best service & prices we possibly can. 

How can I be sure The Independent Pharmacy is legitimate?

At the Independent Pharmacy we are registered with, governed & inspected by a number of organisations in the UK to ensure that we provide the highest quality care to our customers. Our Online Pharmacy is regulated by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and also registered with the National Pharmaceutical Association (NPA). We are also an NHS licensed Online Pharmacy. The Independent Pharmacy Online Doctor service is regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure we offer the highest level of care to our patients.

For more information on our company details and regulations see ‘Company Information’ in the footer of every page.

We collect independent reviews using Trustpilot. This allows unbaised feedback on every aspect of our products and services. We have great reviews from our customers that you can read by clicking the Trustpilot logo in the top right of every page.  

How do I contact The Independent Pharmacy?

You can contact us by email, instant messenger, or by telephone. You can click the Contact Us link at the top of every page to get in touch should you need any help or advice. We look forward to hearing from you.

Is this Online Pharmacy based in the UK? 

Yes, we are a pharmacy based in Bristol, UK. We are owned and run by pharmacists and other colleagues including GP's, Pharmacist Prescribers & Dispensing Technicians, all trained and registered in the UK. 

What services do you provide as an Online Pharmacy, Online Chemist & Online Doctor?

We offer a range of services including the sale of hundreds of medicines. We are also able to dispense NHS prescriptions, with free delivery, saving you visits to your GP and local pharmacy. We have our own Online Doctor service which offers affordable prescription treatment for over 35 different conditions including weight loss, migraine, erectile dysfunction, chlamydia, acne and many more.  

The Independent Pharmacy is an online pharmacy and online doctor service is owned and operated by ABSM Healthcare Ltd (Company Reg. 08515600) and Red Label Medical Ltd (Company Reg. 08676338). All information that appears on this website is intended for information purposes only and should be used to supplement, not replace, your relationship with your local healthcare professionals. You should consult your doctor if you think you may have a health problem or before you start taking a new medicine. Please ensure you always read the information leaflets supplied with any medicinal products.For more information see our policies and terms and conditions at the bottom of every page. © 2014 ABSM Healthcare Ltd. All rights reserved.
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