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Our Services

Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre

About Us

Providing NHS and private services

Bristo Square Pharmacy is a well-established community pharmacy based in Edinburgh (within the Edinburgh University Campus). We provide a wide range of NHS and private health services. Our dedicated team of pharmacy professionals are well placed to help you with all your healthcare needs.

We also offer a comprehensive private travel vaccination service. Book an appointment for expert travel health advice, vaccines and antimalarials. Bristo Square Pharmacy is also a designated Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre. We are also now offering private covid vaccines. Book online to get the service at the pharmacy.

What We Serve

Our Services

Frequently Asked


These are the most common questions that we get asked.

Yes, we dispense NHS prescriptions. You can bring a paper copy of the prescription or nominate us for electronic prescriptions. Speak to a member of staff in-store or let your GP know to send your prescription electronically to our pharmacy.

We offer a dispensing service for private prescriptions. Please ask in-store. We stock a wide range of medicines and in most cases, we can dispense your prescription whilst you wait. You can find out the cost of your private prescription medicines by asking in-store. 

A one-off prescription is issued by a prescriber such as your GP for a specific condition that requires a single dose or short-term treatment. For example, a prescription for a 7 days course of antibiotics. 

You can get a one-off prescription dispensed in-store, simply ask a member of staff in-store.

Yes, you can speak with our pharmacy team to get health advice and recommendations for over-the-counter medicines. You can buy over-the-counter medicines for a wide range of health conditions.

Fiona Crosbie
Great same-day travel vaccination advice and excellent, professional service.
Benjamin Gahan
Staff are friendly, quick and accomodating, even in crunch situations when you need something at the last minute if they can accomodate it. Used them for years and never had any complaints to make. Even the occasional small slip up is handled with a professional apology and a remedy for the situation. 10/10
Euan Easson
Outstanding service. This pharmacy has come through for me on multiple occasions, when the others fell short.
Very friendly and professional staff. They devoted their time and put lots of effort to find the right flavour of the antibiotics for my child with ASD. That was not an easy task to do at all. I can't even express how grateful I am to them for what they did. To my child it made a huge difference and made him take the required meds. Great pharmacy 🙂
Alison Sheppard
Got me out of a pinch and accommodated my prescription right before my holiday! Amazing service and lovely folks.
Sharing GOD
Staff were very attentive and I was treated professionally with respect. Also advice given was knowledge based and helpful. Would recommend.
Quick with prescriptions from any pharmacy they can get their driver to. Very helpful and lovely staff.
Craig Ward
Great place to go for a flu jab if like me you need to pay for it. I go every year and they have always been able to do it on the spot and are very friendly and helpful.

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