Community Pharmacy

Yakub Chemist has successfully been running for over 25 years. Throughout the years our organisation has grown substantially and introduced many different services for the public. We have greatly focused on perfecting the standard of services we offer to ensure we provide the safest treatment and care to our customers. We are committed to provide a consistently high standard of care and therefore take pride in our team of highly trained professionals. Staff training is priority at Yakub Chemist and we actively encourage staff to further develop their skills to ensure they are meeting the individual care needs of every customer and exceeding all expectations.

Yakub Chemist is regarded as one of the leading pharmacy healthcare providers in the midlands and is known for its outstanding customer service. Yakub Chemist´s primary business is the conveniently located community retail pharmacy. Established in 1988 in the Highfields area of Leicester it has grown to become a lifeline to many of the local residents in the area. Providing a personalised and much of the time a first name basis service it has grown to become one of the busiest pharmacies in the area.

We at Yakub Chemist understand the demands of the public when it comes to their healthcare needs and our prime focus is to provide exceptional service and medical advice to all of our customers. We always keep up to date with the latest services and technology and offer an extensive range of services to our customers.


Our Vision

Is to make every individual's experience personalised

whether it be through our community retail pharmacy or our care home service. We aim to strive for excellence in our fields of expertise to make a true difference in our patient’s lives.

Liyakat Nurmahomed

Services we offer


Yakub Chemist offers a Minor Ailment Scheme allowing us to supply medicines for certain conditions on the NHS.


Prescribed medicines can be overwhelming and complicated to understand at times. Our pharmacists are able to carry out an in depth review with you about your medicines to allow better health outcomes and treatment.


Yakub Chemist offers a FREE repeat prescription service allowing you to sit back and relax whilst we manage your healthcare needs.


When travelling abroad your health and wellbeing should be priority. Yakub Chemist offer meningitis vaccinations, malaria tablets, insect repellents, passport or visa photos and much more.


The older we get, the more prone we may be to developing certain conditions that can be dangerous to our health if not treated. Yakub Chemist offer services where we are able to carry out simple tests to see if there may be any risk of diabetes, high blood pressure or helicobacter pylori– all free of charge! Pop into our pharmacy and speak to one of our team members today.

Yakub Chemist also offer the following services – speak to a member of staff for further information on any of the following services:
  • Electronic prescription service
  • Repeat medicine management
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Flu vaccinations
  • First aid
  • Open 7 days a week
  • Minor Ailment Scheme

Call Us

24/7 Hours Support

We are available 24 hours a day to accept prescriptions

0116 251 2959

Find Us



  • Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Lunch time closing hours (weekdays only)1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • HolidayClosed

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Yakub Chemist Retail Pharmacy

67 Hartington Road,

Tel: 0116 251 2959
Fax: 0116 2515 203
Scripts Fax: 0116 2515 203

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