What is Venalink?

 

Venalink is a Free service to all our customers

 

Burkes Pharmacy Venalink system is a personalised service that repackages your medication into a special weekly tablet organiser pack that is personal to you.

 

It gives you control and gives you an easy way to organise your medications.

 

Studies have shown that patients do a better job of taking their medicines when it is packaged in an easy to follow system such as Burkes Pharmacy Venalink packs.

 

How does Venalink work?

 

1. Daily medications are prepared in special weekly tablet organisers which are designed for ease of use.

2. Each of your tablets are held in separate compartments in the tablet organiser, depending on the time of day that you take it.The pharmacy team will work this all out for you in line with the GP instructions from your prescriptions which we keep on file, saving you any confusion and organisation time.

3. Each time of the day is clearly marked on the tablet organiser pack- breakfast, lunch, dinner and bed to ensure the right medication is taken at the right time.

4. Each compartment on the tablet organiser is covered by a clear strip that shows the medication beneath.   Access to the medication is easy by simply popping the strip.

 

Who is it for?

 

• For anybody taking a lot of medications
• For those who worry about missing a dose of their medication
• For those who care for someone who takes multiple medications

 

Why would it be of benefit to you?

 

Burkes Venalink will benefit you because:

 

• You, your family or your carer can see at a glance which tablets have been taken so there is no need to worry about forgetting your medications.
• It is easy to use.
• It ensures a safer way to take medications.
• The medication is clearly visible.
• The medication times are clearly stated.
• You are in control.