Open from 9am-1pm, 2pm-6pm

Welcome to pharmacyDIRECT. Your local chemist in Bitterne.

Need a prescription? At pharmacyDIRECT (Bitterne Practice), you can see a GP and collect your prescription on your way out.

At the heart of your community

We’re at the heart of the local community. Our team is a vessel of knowledge ready to offer free advice and support to everybody in need. We beat other pharmacies in Bitterne by offering additional health services like Medicspot. You can rely on pharmacyDIRECT (Bitterne Practice) to take care of you and your family.


18 Commercial Street, , Southampton, SO18 6LW


023 8044 0593

Opening Times

9am-1pm, 2pm-6pm
9am-1pm, 2pm-6pm
9am-1pm, 2pm-6pm
9am-1pm, 2pm-6pm
9am-1pm, 2pm-6pm

Getting Here

You can easily access pharmacyDIRECT (Bitterne Practice) using 9 CITY RED, 3 Bluestar, and 404 bus routes. You can use BItterne Leisure Centre, Stop BF (0.2 miles away) and Stop BE (0.1 miles away). Want to pop into a pharmacy in Bitterne after running errands? We’re only 0.4 miles from the Sainsbury’s supermarket in Bitterne so you can grab your groceries and pick up your medication quickly and easily.

What We Offer

If you’re looking for a chemist in Bitterne, pharmacyDIRECT (Bitterne Practice) offers prescriptions, health advice and more. We offer a range of different services from online doctor consultations to NHS prescriptions. Speak to one of our pharmacists today to find out what we can offer you.

Travel Clinic

Need a chemist in Bitterne that also offers travel advice? Visit pharmacyDIRECT (Bitterne Practice), your local travel clinic in Bitterne.

What Medicspot Pharmacies Offer

Medicspot offers examinations, prescriptions, referral letters, sick notes and more.



Book private appointments at this pharmacy.



NHS and private prescriptions are dispensed here.


Health Advice

Our expert pharmacists offer caring advice to help you stay healthy.



We offer a range of self-care products at this pharmacy.


Medicine Review

We offer NHS medicine use reviews at this pharmacy.

See a doctor in Bitterne

pharmacyDIRECT (Bitterne Practice) is proud to offer same day private doctor appointments with Medicspot. Many people searching for ‘chemists open today’ or a ‘pharmacy open today’ are unaware of the additional services pharmacies can now offer. Safely get seen by an online doctor today from our private consulting room.


pharmacyDIRECT (Bitterne Practice) can dispense both NHS and private prescriptions. If you need a prescription for your medicine, we also offer online doctor consultations with Medicspot from our private consultation room, so you can have your prescription written and dispensed all from your nearest pharmacy.

Health Advice

Our Bitterne pharmacists are available to offer you advice on many health conditions. Talk to a pharmacist today at pharmacyDIRECT (Bitterne Practice) and receive tailored advice for your health problem. Whether you have a sore throat, allergies or other minor ailments and common conditions, one of our pharmacists will be able to help. You can also step into our consultation room to receive expert advice from a Medicspot doctor if required.

Self Care

As well as prescription medication, we also offer a range of over-the-counter medicines and self-care products. These are often available to purchase without a prescription from a doctor. If you don’t have a particular product in mind, talk to one of our pharmacists who will help to choose the right product for you.

Medicine Review

If you’ve been taking prescription medicine for a while, you might be wondering if you are getting the most out of them. At pharmacyDIRECT (Bitterne Practice), we offer an NHS medicine use review to help you understand the medication you have been prescribed. An ideal service for those with asthma, type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure. Speak to a pharmacist at pharmacyDIRECT (Bitterne Practice) today.

Useful resources

We’ve included some useful resources so you can learn more about your health, what you need to do before travelling and where to go if you need urgent care.

Same Day Appointments Often Available

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