Online chemist and internet pharmacy UK

What is different about Dr Fox?

An online chemist or internet pharmacy will generally only supply prescribed medications after you have sent them your prescription by post.

At the time of writing, Dr Fox is one of only 2 organisations in the UK licensed and authorised to provide both an online consultation and an online prescription fulfilled by our NHS partner internet pharmacy and delivered direct to your door.

Read here for more details on the regulation of internet pharmacies.

Who regulates online pharmacies?

online chemist

Online chemist

Online chemist is the most common term used in the UK to search for prescription medications and other pharmacy only products online.

Internet pharmacy

Internet pharmacy tends to be a more commonly used term in the US where prescription medications are more widely available online, but increasingly is used as a term to search for similar services in the UK. Internet pharmacy has the same meaning as online chemist.