48 MDG - RAF Lakenheath Pharmacy Fact Sheet

Main line (Comm)             01638-52-8347
Main line (DSN)                226-8347
Refill line (Comm)             01638-52-8091
Refill line (DSN)                226-8091
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday (0730-1900)
4th Thursday of month-Training Day (1230-1700)
Closed Federal Holidays/USAFE Family Days/48 FW Goal Days
Location - Bldg. 935, Ground Floor (next to Lab)

Host nation prescriptions:
· TRICARE beneficiaries can have National Health Service (NHS) prescriptions filled
· Prescription guidelines:
· No abbreviations in prescription directions
· Provider's General Medical Council (GMC) number included on prescription
· Each controlled substance written on a separate prescription page
· For controlled substances, include medical note with diagnosis and approximate therapy length

· Prescription refills must be called in 24 hours prior to pick-up
· Call Pharmacy Refill Line

Prescription transfers
· Bring your medications to pharmacy during hours of operation and complete a transfer request form 
  Visit the pharmacy and complete a transfer request form.

· *For the formulary, please select "Labeled Patient Formulary" on:

48th Medical Group page

· Similar to an ATM for refill pickup
· All refills except oversized or refrigerated
· Two convenient locations:
· RAF Lakenheath Commissary
· Hours:  Mon-Sat (0900-2000), Sun (1000-1900)
· RAF Mildenhall Shoppette
· Hours:  24/7
· For details and registration, please visit:

Medication Disposal
· UK community pharmacies
         For example:  Boots, Lloyds
         Accept all unused/expired medications
· RAF Lakenheath Pharmacy
         Only accepts non-controlled medications
         Bring your medications and we will arrange disposal
· Medication disposal system
         Self-disposal kit available upon request from pharmacy
·        After pharmacy hours of operation, available from Emergency Services

Current as of February 2016