Minor Ailments Pharmacy Scheme
Did you know that 26 of the most common ailments seen by GPs can also be treated by you at home with the help of your local pharmacist? By treating yourself at home with the help of the pharmacist you could save a trip to the surgery and free up time for the GPs to see patients with more serious health problems.
If you think you have…
Indigestion, constipation, diarrhoea, piles, hay fever, head lice, teething, nappy rash, colic, chicken pox, threadworms, sore throat, athlete’s foot, conjunctivitis, mouth ulcers, cold sores, acne, dermatitis, back pain, in growing toenails, vaginal thrush, oral thrush, scabies, intertrigo, ring worm, verruca/warts.
…. you can visit your local Pharmacist
Pharmacies are readily available with no appointment needed. Under the common ailments service participating pharmacies can offer patients a free NHS consultation and free over the counter medicines for 26 common ailments, offering an alternative to making an appointment with the GP.