Did you know that you can now have your blood pressure checked for free in a community pharmacy?

We want to prevent 140 heart attacks and 200 strokes across South East London each year by increasing the diagnosis and management of high blood pressure by providing an easy-to-access blood pressure service in community pharmacies.

Why do I need my blood pressure checked?

If you have high blood pressure, also called hypertension, it can be controlled to reduce your risk of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease.

In the UK, one in every nine adults have high blood pressure without even knowing it, since high blood pressure itself rarely causes symptoms.

The British Heart Foundation estimates that high blood pressure causes over 50% of heart attacks and stroke. Heart attacks and strokes can cause death and disability and in some cases can be prevented.

How can I get my blood pressure checked?

In addition to your GP surgery, certain pharmacies in South East London offer free NHS blood pressure checks. Having your blood pressure checked at a pharmacy is quick and easy and often does not require an appointment. The number of pharmacies providing NHS blood pressure checks is increasing all the time. Ask your pharmacist today if they are providing this service.

What does a blood pressure check at the pharmacy involve?

A blood pressure check usually takes around 10-15 minutes in the pharmacy consultation room with the community pharmacist. Following this, you may be invited to take home a blood pressure monitor that measures your blood pressure as you go about your daily life.

Depending on your blood pressure reading, you may be reassured that you have a normal blood pressure or be referred to your GP for appropriate management. The pharmacist will explain any next steps if necessary.

Who can access the service?

The service is available to anyone aged over the age of 40 with or without a confirmed diagnosis of high blood pressure. Your pharmacist may also consider people under the age of 40 if they think it is needed.  Your GP may also direct you to the pharmacy for routine blood pressure monitoring or diagnosis of high blood pressure. Ask at your local pharmacy how to access the service.

The following list provides details of the some of the pharmacies in your local area who are already providing this service: Drop into your pharmacy today to see if they are providing the service and find out how you can get your blood pressure checked.

Community pharmacies currently providing this service are listed below*

Bexley

HAYSHINE LTD 54 WROTHAM ROAD WELLING DA16 1LN 020 8303 3616
WELL 41-49 FOREST ROAD SLADE GREEN DA8 2NU 01322 337445
BOOTS UNIT 8 TOWER RETAIL PARK DA1 4LD 01322 315864
NEEM TREE WELLING PHARMACY 109-111 WELLING HIGH ST DA16 1TY 020 8303 4824
ASPIRE PHARMACY 23 HIGH STREET SIDCUP DA14 6EQ 020 8300 2008
WELL 297 BRAMPTON ROAD BEXLEY HEATH DA7 5QR 020 8303 3075
BELVEDERE PHARMACY 11 PICARDY STREET DA17 5QQ 020 8311 4087
WELL CWS SUPERSTORE 71-79 HIGH STREET DA16 1TU 020 8303 1551
ROADNIGHT CHEMISTS 88 STATION ROAD DA15 7DU 020 8300 2632
DAY LEWIS CHEMISTS 3-5 THE PANTILES LITTLEHEATH ROAD DA7 5HH 01322 432879
HARRISONS PHARMACY 1 TOWN SQUARE DA8 1RE 01322 332147
ORMAY CHEMIST 224 BEXLEY ROAD DA8 3HD 01322 347796
BELLEGROVE PHARMACY 225 BELLEGROVE ROAD DA16 3RQ 020 8856 1973
DAY LEWIS PHARMACY 249-251 BEXLEY ROAD DA8 3EX 01322 332594
HOLLYTREE PHARMACY 2 HOLLYTREE PARADE SIDCUP HILL,FOOTSCRAY DA14 6JR 020 8300 6857
BARNEHURST PHARMACY 87 BARNEHURST ROAD BARNEHURST DA7 6HD 01322 332602
BOOTS 56-58 SIDCUP HIGH STREET SIDCUP DA14 6EH 020 8300 3249

Bromley

GORDON DAVIE CHEMIST LTD 195 SOUTHBOROUGH LANE BR2 8AR 020 8467 3835
BLACKWELLS CHEMISTS 245 CROYDON ROAD BECKENHAM BR3 3PS 020 8650 0417
LOTUS PHARMACY 119 CROYDON ROAD ELMERS END BR3 3RA 020 8650 0491
TESCO INSTORE PHARMACY 9 AUGUSTUS LANE BR6 0NH 020 3801 7650
PETTS WOOD PHARMACY 83 QUEENSWAY PETTS WOOD BR5 1DQ 01689 898580
FARRANTS(EXCEL PHARMACIES) 13 STATION SQUARE PETTS WOOD BR5 1LY 01689 820949
DAY LEWIS PHARMACY THE SURGERY STOCK HILL TN16 3TJ 01959 576484
TOUCHWOOD PHARMACY 84A LONDON LANE BR1 4HE 020 8249 8255
STEVENS PHARMACY 379 FOOTSCRAY ROAD SE9 2DR 020 8850 1593
PARK LANGLEY PHARMACY 90 WICKHAM ROAD PARK LANGLEY BR3 6QH 020 8650 1213
SCOTTS PHARMACY 7 HIGH STREET BROMLEY BR1 1LF 020 8460 3431
KAMSONS PHARMACY OAKS PARK MEDICAL CENTRE 17 OAKFIELD ROAD SE20 8QA 020 8659 8040
CRAY HILL CHEMIST 88 COTMANDENE CRESCENT ST PAULS CRAY BR5 2RG 020 8300 7341
DAY LEWIS PHARMACY 195 WIDMORE ROAD BR1 2RG 020 8460 0346
BOOTS 182 HIGH STREET BECKENHAM BR3 1EW 020 8650 0640
STEVENS CHEMIST 5 HIGH STREET GREEN STREET GREEN BR6 6BG 01689 861094
ELMERS PHARMACY 172 UPPER ELMERS END ROAD BR3 3DY 020 8650 2967
BOOTS 216-220 HIGH STREET BR6 0LS 01689 821611
BOOTS UNIT B 77-81 HIGH STREET BR1 1JY 020 8290 6958
WESTCHEM PHARMACY 89 STATION ROAD WEST WICKHAM BR4 0PX 020 8777 0021
DAY LEWIS PHARMACY 5 STATION APPROACH HAYES BR2 7EQ 020 8462 5333
LLOYDSPHARMACY 13-15 WINDSOR DRIVE CHELSFIELD BR6 6EY 01689 852417
LLOYDSPHARMACY 4 PALLANT WAY LOCKS BOTTOM BR6 8NZ 01689 854473
WALLACE PRING & CO 40 CHATTERTON ROAD BR2 9QE 020 8460 1897

Greenwich

MANGAL PHARMACY 71 SHERARD ROAD ELTHAM SE9 6ER 020 8859 0036
WORTHCARE LTD GALLIONS REACH HEALTH CTR BENTHAM ROAD SE28 8BE 020 8333 5007
HERBERT PHARMACY 36-38 HERBERT ROAD PLUMSTEAD SE18 3SH 020 8854 3530
THE VILLAGE PHARMACY 9 THE VILLAGE SE7 8UG 020 8858 0907
WELL 27 COURT YARD ELTHAM SE9 5PR 020 8859 6908
PYRAMID PHARMACY 66 POWIS STREET SE18 6LQ 020 8317 1176
WHINCHAT PHARMACY 1 WHINCHAT ROAD BROADWATER GREEN SE28 0DZ 020 8316 7380
MANGAL PHARMACY 59 WELL HALL ROAD ELTHAM SE9 6SZ 020 8850 6860
WESTON PHARMACY 60 HERBERT ROAD SE18 3SH 020 8854 1064
ROSE PHARMACY 24 CREEK ROAD DEPTFORD SE8 3BN 020 8469 1711
KIDBROOKE PHARMACY 134 ROCHESTER WAY KIDBROOKE SE3 8AR 020 8319 0115
AMAL PHARMACY UNIT 3, 166 METCALFE CRT GREENWICH MILLENNIUM VGE SE10 0EL 020 3727 3111
HN DICKINSON 192 BEXLEY ROAD ELTHAM SE9 2PH 020 8850 1138
TESCO INSTORE PHARMACY 13 OLD STABLE ROW SE18 6JR 020 3801 8086

Lambeth

UNIPHARM PHARMACY 290 BRIXTON ROAD SW9 6AG 020 7274 2673
WESTBURY CHEMIST 84-92 STREATHAM HIGH ROAD SW16 1BS 020 8769 1919
JACKSON CHEMIST 88 STREATHAM HILL SW2 4RD 020 8674 6607
DAY LEWIS PHARMACY 136-138 STOCKWELL ROAD SW9 9HR 02077370846
DAY LEWIS PHARMACY 9A GRACEFIELD GARDENS SW16 2SZ 020 87697629
COPES PHARMACY 570 STREATHAM HIGH ROAD SW16 3QQ 020 8764 2910/8507
PAVILION PHARMACY 9 BRIGHTON TERRACE SW9 8DJ 020 7787 7040
STREATHAM PHARMACY 95 STREATHAM HILL SW2 4UD 020 8674 9201
TOUCHWOOD PHARMACY 240 STREATHAM HIGH ROAD SW16 1BB 020 8677 3145
SUPERDRUG PHARMACY 202-204 STREATHAM HIGH RD SW16 1BB 020 86775859
BABA CHEMIST 7 TULSE HILL SW2 2TH 020 8674 4574
DAY LEWIS PHARMACY 8-10 CROMWELL ROAD SW9 7RX 020 7582 4553
DAY LEWIS PHARMACY 110 BRIXTON HILL SW2 1AH 020 8674 3575
MEDIMEX PHARMACY 222 KENNINGTON PARK ROAD SE11 4DA 020 7735 3667
HILLS PHARMACY 99 KENNINGTON LANE SE11 4HQ 020 7582 6344
BOOTS WATERLOO STATION SE1 7LY 02079281073
VITELOW PHARMACY 26 CLAPHAM ROAD SW9 0JG  020 7735 2730
DEEJAY CHEMIST 154 NORWOOD ROAD SE27 9AZ 020 8674 2455
TESCO INSTORE PHARMACY TESCO STORE SE11 5QU 07841195538
DAY LEWIS PHARMACY PALACE RD SURGERY SW2 3DY 020 8674 3575
PAVILION PHARMACY 9 BRIGHTON TERRACE SW9 8DJ 020 7787 7040
DAY LEWIS PHARMACY 253 GIPSY ROAD SE27 9QY 02086706863
FAIRLEE PHARMACY 26 QUEENSTOWN ROAD SW8 3RX 020 7622 9255
JUNCTION PHARMACY 222 COLDHARBOUR LANE SW9 8SA 020 7274 7599
KAMSONS PHARMACY 86 CLAPHAM MANOR STREET SW4 6EB 020 7720 4279
MEDIREX PHARMACY 28-29 WILCOX CLOSE SW8 2UD 020 76222821
ORBIS PHARMACY 148 CLAPHAM HIGH STREET SW47UH 020 7622 9020
PATERSON HEATH & CO LTD 143 LAMBETH WALK SE11 6EE 020 7582 0990
PHILLIPS PHARMACY 72 CLARENCE AVENUE SW4 8JP 02086740645
SG MANNING PHARMACY 294 BRIXTON HILL SW2 1HT 020 8678 6870
NEW PARK PHARMACY 85 NEW PARK ROAD SW2 4ES 020 8674 6070
QUEEN CHEMIST 12 QUEENSTOWN ROAD SW8 3RX 020 7720 8606
KINGSHIELD PHARMACY 387 BRIXTON ROAD SW9 7DE 020 7274 2424

Lewisham

GROVE PARK PHARMACY 344 BARING ROAD GROVE PARK SE12 0DU 020 8857 5904
LEWIS GROVE PHARMACY 1 LEWIS GROVE SE13 6BG 020 8852 2282
CROFTON PARK PHARMACY 435 BROCKLEY ROAD CROFTON PARK SE4 2PJ 020 8291 5575
NEW CROSS PHARMACY WALDRON HEALTH CENTRE AMERSHAM VALE SE14 6LD 020 8692 5807
TOUCHWOOD PHARMACY 9 ST GEORGES PARADE WOOLSTONE ROAD SE6 4DT 020 8699 2323
DUNCANS CHEMIST 24 BROMLEY HILL DOWNHAM BR1 4JX 020 8460 1425
SUPERDRUG PHARMACY 73-77 SYDENHAM ROAD SE26 5UA 020 8659 3434
MEDICOS PHARMACY 197 STANSTEAD ROAD SE23 1HU 020 8690 6060
TOUCHWOOD PHARMACY 62 SYDENHAM ROAD SE26 5QE 020 8659 6747
TOUCHWOOD PHARMACY 264 KIRKDALE SE26 4RS 020 8778 8657
DAY LEWIS PHARMACY 443 DOWNHAM WAY DOWNHAM BR1 5HS 020 8697 2615
LOCKYER’S PHARMACY 252 EVELYN STREET SE8 5BZ 020 8692 1341
RAINS PHARMACY UNIT 52, OLD BISCUIT FAC. 9 STAPLEHURST ROAD SE13 5ND 020 8852 2402
BENTLEY CHEMIST 374 BROCKLEY ROAD LEWISHAM SE4 2BY 020 8692 1067
LEE PHARMACY 19 BURNT ASH HILL LEE SE12 0AA 020 8857 4265
PERFUCARE PHARMACY 136 KIRKDALE SE26 4BB 020 8699 3172
OSBON PHARMACY 179-181 LEWISHAM WAY LONDON SE4 1UY 020 8692 2823
PAYDENS PHARMACY 14 MONTPELIER VALE BLACKHEATH SE3 0TA 020 8852 0248
LLOYDSPHARMACY 14 BURNT ASH ROAD SE12 8PZ 020 8852 2367
DAY LEWIS PHARMACY 56-60 LOAMPIT HILL SE13 7SX 020 8692 3388
QUEENS ROAD PHARMACY 389 QUEENS ROAD SE14 5HD 020 7635 5800

Southwark

LENNY CHEMIST 303 EAST STREET SE17 2SX 020 7703 7843
KRISTAL PHARMACY 127-129 EVELINA ROAD SE15 3HB 020 7639 2614
DAY LEWIS PHARMACY TESSA JOWELL HEALTH CTR 72H EAST DULWICH GROVE SE22 8EY 020 8693 1717
BONAMY PHARMACY 355 ROTHERHITHE NEW ROAD BERMONDSEY SE16 3HF 020 7740 2523
TESCO INSTORE PHARMACY OLD KENT ROAD SE1 5HG 020 3801 6141
DAY LEWIS PHARMACY 151 PECKHAM HIGH STREET PECKHAM SE15 5SL 020 7639 7166
ROPHARM CHEMIST 169 RYE LANE SE15 4TL 020 7732 4560
BOOTS UNITS 8-11 HAYS GALLERIA COUNTER STREET SE1 2HD 020 7407 4276
MEDICA PHARMACY 202 SOUTHWARK PARK ROAD SE16 3RW 020 7237 7684
SUPERDRUG PHARMACY UNIT 4 BUTTERFLY WALK SE5 8RW 020 7358 6381
BOOTS UNIT 11/13 SURREY QUAYS SHOPPING CTR SE16 7LL 020 7252 0084
DAVIS CHEMIST 10 CROSSTHWAITE AVENUE SUNRAY AVENUE SE5 8ET 020 7274 9902

*Data from October 2022

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