Minor ailment & can't get an appointment with your GP?
Your Pharmacist may be able to help
The service is confidential as pharmacists are bound by NHS confidentiality Regulations and the Data Protection Act.
You should take evidence of your identity - eg NHS number. You may still need to visit your GP if the pharmacist advises this or if you need to obtain medication that can only be issued on prescription
The service is available from participating pharmacies at the times specified by them...
- Athletes Foot
- Cold Sores
- Coughs & Colds
- Eye Conditions
- Hay Fever
- Insect Bites & Stings
- Mouth Ulcers
- Nasal Congestion
- Nappy Rash
- Warts & Verrucae
The NHS Choices website has a range of symptom checkers that you can complete on-line to help you understand what is right for you.
The new NHS 111 Service is also available to help with medical problems that are less urgent than 999.