Dears PillPouch: How it works

Frequently asked questions

What is the Dears Pill Pouch?

The Dears Pill Pouch is a free NHS service that provides a unique solution for patients who are taking multiple medications per day. Your prescription is obtained from your surgery and processed in our pharmacy. Your medication is then pre-packed in easy-to-open pouches and labelled with the time and day to take them. The pouches are dispensed from Dears Pill Pouch Machine box in the order you have to take them, with each pouch containing the medication due at a particular time on a specific day


I have issues with my dexterity, are the pouches easy to open?

Every Dears Pill Pouch are perforated and are very easy to open. If you have concerns, please speak to a member of our team.


How is the Dears Pill Pouch made?

Dears Pill Pouch is operated by our team of highly trained, specialist dispensers and overseen and checked by our team of experienced pharmacists. Our service focuses on you as the patient to ensure it is done right.


How many days does a Dears Pill Pouch hold?

The Dears Pill Pouch Box will normally hold either 7 days or 28 days of medication, however, this will be tailored to your individual needs.

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