NHS  Hard to find medicines

A solution for UK medicines shortages.

​Hive Pharmacy specialises in the NHS supply of hard to find special (unlicensed) preparations. These items are sent for free to you in the UK by Royal Mail Special Delivery.

hard to find medicine

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Post your prescription to us.
Address: Hive Pharmacy, 23 Edinburgh Drive, Staines, Tw18 1PJ

We dispense and send your medication to you for free by Royal Mail Special Delivery

Quick Stock Check

Message our dispensers today to receive a reply on the stock availability of your required hard to find unlicensed medication. Requests for licensed medicines will be ignored. Whatsapp us now.


NHS Rated Excellent


What is this service?

Using the HIVE Pharmacy's NHS prescription service means no more waiting around in the chemist for your medication, it will be delivered directly to your door in the UK! The " hard to find medicines service" is for the supply of unlicensed medicines that are hard to get such as:
--preservative free
--bespoke products
--liquid medicines to replace tablets/capsules
--unusual preparations
--liquid preparations --bespoke creams --imported medicines BENEFITS OF THIS SERVICE **we can reimburse your postage cost, just ask.
**we post using next day postal service
**its free

Can I trust you?

HIVE Pharmacy has been contracted by the NHS for over 70 years. Regulated by the General Pharmaceutical Council and the MHRA, the same as every other legitimate pharmacy in the UK. Our customers currently rate our service as 5/5 stars on NHS Choices - the most trustworthy review site for NHS services. Our team comprises of qualified pharmacists, technicians and dispensers as well as a friendly customer services team, dedicated to making NHS prescriptions easier for our patients.


Your medicines will be delivered by Royal Mail in plain, discreet packaging. We use a Next Day Royal Mail Tracked service, and Royal Mail may send you an email or text message on the day of delivery to let you know when your parcel will arrive.

Terms & Conditions

The service is FREE in England for NHS prescriptions. If the patient is not exempt from NHS prescription charges, we must take the NHS charge for each item dispensed, otherwise please complete the exemption on the back of the prescription.

Scope of Service
We provide this service for unlicensed medications. If you are unsure what is unlicensed please contact us.

Licensed Medicines
We are happy to extend this service to licensed medications if customers are struggling to find medication from their usual pharmacy, however, we will use standard Royal Mail parcel service for these. We cannot reimburse your postage cost in this case.
Provided by Royal Mail Next Day service. We gaurantee to use this service but we cannot guarantee that the Royal Mail will deliver on time. Controlled Drugs This service does not include the supply of Controlled Drugs.

This service is available in England only.

Top 50 popular unlicensed NHS medications

Top 50 popular unlicensed NHS medications. ​Usually Available next day. Sodium Cromoglicate 100mg capsules Prednisolone suppositories Danazol capsules Cimetidine tablets Bupropion 150mg tablets Phenelzine 15mg tablets
Melatonin_Oral Solution 5mg/5ml
Co-Proxamol Tablets 32.5mg/325mg
Melatonin Capsules 2mg
Colecalciferol_Tablets 20,000iu
Omeprazole_Oral Suspension 10mg/5ml
Melatonin_Capsule 3mg
Diltiazem HCl_Cream 2%
Metolazone_Tablet 2.5mg
Omeprazole_Oral Suspension 20mg/5ml
Omeprazole_Oral Suspension 5mg/5ml
Chloral Hydrate_Oral Solution 500mg/5ml
Colecalciferol_Tab 10,000u
Sucralfate Tablets 1g, 2g, Antepsin Sucralfate Suspension
Melatonin_Oral Solution 2mg/5ml
Diltiazem HCl_Ointment 2%
Midazolam_Liquid Spec 50mg/5ml
Sodium Chloride_Eye Ointment 5%
Sertraline HCl_Oral Suspension 50mg/5ml
Melatonin_Capsule 10mg
Liothyronine Sodium Tab 5mcg
Melatonin_Oral Suspension 5mg/5ml
Bisacodyl_Rectal Solution 2.74mg/ml
Melatonin_Tab 3mg
Hydrocortisone_Oral Susp 5mg/5ml
Glycopyrronium Bromide_Liquid Spec 1mg/5ml
Phytomenadione_Tablet 10mg
Melatonin_Cap 5mg
Metolazone_Tab 5mg
Spironol_Oral Susp 50mg/5ml
Colecal_Tab 5,000u
Ranitidine HCl_Oral Susp 5mg/5ml
Ranitidine HCl_Oral Soln 5mg/5ml
Colecal_Tab 50,000u
Phenobarbital_Liq Spec 50mg/5ml
Clopidogrel_Oral Solution 75mg/5ml
Colecal_Tab 400u (Spec)
Potassium Chloride_Tab 600mg (Pot 8mmol) M/R
Antacid/Oxetacaine_Oral Suspension
Mepacrine HCl tab and caps 100mg, 50mg
Acetylcysteine Tablet 600mg
Melatonin_Oral Soln 2.5mg/5ml
Clonidine HCl_Oral Soln 50mcg/5ml
Chloroth_Oral Suspension 250mg/5ml
Lansoprazole_Oral Suspension 30mg/5ml
Fosfomycin Trometamol_Sachet 3g (Old)
Spironolactone Oral Suspension 25mg/5ml
Melatonin_Oral Solution 10mg/5ml
Melatonin_Cap 3mg M/R

How do you get paid?

This service is provided by Hive Pharmacy and falls within the NHS Dispensing service. We therefore do not charge any fee at all.

What is an unlicensed medicine?

Its a medicine that is not readily available off the shelf. This means it is specially manufactured or imported from another country. Hive Pharmacy specialises in the supply of these hard to find medicines.