Hackney Council has created a ‘Find support services’ map that shows organisations that are open but providing an online or phone alternative to their usual activities in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
All the Pharmacies in City & Hackney have a delivery service set up but there are a few caveats.
For deliveries from Boots Pharmacies the order needs to be placed through their web site and deliveries are through their hub.
In general all delivery services are under extreme pressure and there will be delays due to the volume of requests and also stock shortages. In addition, some Pharmacies have had to close to infection,
NHS England is appealing strongly for patients to request no more than 30 days supply at a time. Pharmacies are seeing a lot of prescriptions for 3 months supply which is depleting their supply chain and may mean that some patients can not get essential medicines.
Emergency Food deliveries
In response to the COVID19 emergency Made In Hackney has paused its community cookery classes to launch a temporary direct to door, free meal delivery service for our communities most vulnerable members. To refer yourself or someone you know, use the link below to complete a referral form.