These Terms & Conditions apply to your use of the www.medicinesbypost.co.uk website. We understand that legal documents such as these can be difficult to understand. For that reason, we have worked the Plain English Campaign to ensure they are easy to understand.
We are Medicines by Post which is the website for Unicare Pharmacy Ltd a limited company registered in England – company number 6113643 and are registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council – registration number: 6113643 GPHC Number 1092166. We may change these Terms & Conditions from time to time.
The contents of this web site are directed solely at those who access the site from the UK. Your use of this website and any purchase by you on this website of any products is governed by English Law and will be deemed to have taken place in England and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. Risk and title in the products will pass to you when they are despatched by us to you, from the UK, and you acknowledge and agree to be responsible for complying with any restrictions around the receipt and use by you of the products.
To register with and use this site you must be over 18 and the details which you give us must be true. You will be responsible for your use of this site and for your orders so please ensure that you keep your log-in details secure so that no-one else can misuse them. Medicines by Post has taken care in the preparation of the content of this web site. To the fullest extent permitted by the law, Medicines by Post disclaims all warranties of any kind with respect to the content of this web site.
Medicines by Post and its directors or related companies shall not be liable for any losses or claims arising directly or indirectly from use of this web site except that this exclusion of liability does not apply to any damages in connection with death or personal injury caused by the negligence of Medicines by Post, its directors or employees. All content of this web site is for information purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, rather it is designed to support, not replace, the relationship between you and your healthcare providers. You should make sure that you carefully read all product packaging and labels prior to use.
If you have, or suspect you may have a health problem you should consult your doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any new product, particularly if you are already under medical care. Any links on this web site to other web sites are provided for your interest only and Medicines by Post has no control over these sites and so no responsibility or liability for their content and the links do not imply any endorsement of content. If any of these terms are held to be invalid or unenforceable then the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected. Once an order has been placed, the transaction is processed manually at the premises.
Once an order has been placed, the transaction is processed manually at the premises of Medicines by Post our registered pharmacists who are members of the General Pharmaceutical Council. This website should be regarded as an invitation to treat. Any order placed by a customer is an offer to purchase, which Medicines by Post may accept or decline in its absolute discretion without having to give a reason. A confirmation email is notification that we have received your offer on our website. A contract is deemed to be made at the point of a sale invoice being issued by Medicines by Post following checking of orders by a pharmacist. We only deliver prescription medication within the UK.
Payment will usually be taken by Medicines By Post at the time that goods are dispatched (except for payments using PayPal which are debited to the customer account at the time of placing the order). Where a customer payment is subsequently rejected or returned for any reason, the customer will be responsible for providing prompt alternative means of payment. In the event of default, reasonable collection charges and/or solicitors’ fees will be added to the customer’s account. EU residents pay the VAT inclusive price. Non-EU/exempt residents pay the exclusive price. All NHS Prescription Services provided by Medicines by Post are provided on a “best endeavours” basis. Requests made electronically from this website will be forwarded to your doctor as soon as possible. Due to the range of third party networks and innovative technology used for this transmission we are unable to guarantee a time of arrival of the request at your Doctor’s surgery or absolutely guarantee that it will arrive at all. You are responsible for determining and checking if this request has been received.
Medicines by Post are legally only able to dispense medicines for you when we have received either an electronic prescription which has been digitally signed by a prescribing doctor or alternatively a conventional paper prescription signed in writing by a prescribing doctor. Prescriptions are issued entirely at the discretion of the prescriber.
You are responsible for providing written evidence of current and valid exemption from payment or alternatively providing valid credit or debit card details which may be charged if you are not exempt from payment. We reserve the right to not deliver medicines to you if your exemption or payment details have expired or are invalid in any way. In such cases we will attempt to contact you in such instances to enable you to provide updated information to allow us to dispense the prescription.
You authorise us, at any time, to use any means that we consider necessary to verify your identity and creditworthiness with any third-party providers of information.
Please note that in an emergency situation, we may need to contact a healthcare professional, social services or the emergency services without your consent, even where you have declined any of our offers to contact your GP. In addition, the following Terms and Conditions apply to users of the NHS Prescription Service.
If your prescription medicines appear to be damaged or if the delivery appears to be wrong then please contact 01706 376 917 or email us via online contact us form and we will make every effort to replace any damaged products.
Your Summary Care Record (SCR) contains information from your health record such as your current prescription details, allergies and any bad reactions to medication you have had in the past. It will also include your name, address, date of birth and your unique NHS Number to help identify you correctly. In providing care to you, Medicines by post would like to view your Summary Care Record in order to provide the best possible care for you from the most up to date information available. Whenever your record is accessed, the details will be recorded should you wish to question this at any point in the future. You can change this permission at any point just by contacting us. You can opt-out of having an SCR altogether and you should contact your GP practice who will record this, if this is your preference.
For more information on the Summary Care Record, please visit www.digital.nhs.uk/summary-care-records/patients
All designs, text, graphics, their selection and arrangement on this website are the copyright of Medicines by Post. Permission is granted to users to electronically copy or print portions of this site for their own personal, non-commercial use. Any other use of materials on this site without Medicines by Post prior written consent is strictly prohibited. All brand names, product, service names, titles and copyrights used in this site are trademarks, trade names, service marks or copyrights of their respective holders. No permission is given by Medicines by Post for their use by any person other than the said holders and such use may constitute an infringement of the holders’ rights. This contract is governed by English Law.
The above terms are subject to change due to the implementation of the Consumer Bill of Rights Act 2015.
These terms and conditions do not affect your statutory rights as a consumer.