Pharmacy Minor Ailments – no appointment needed
Your Pharmacist is a highly trained healthcare professional who can provide advice on common health problems and the best medicines to treat them and can prescribe for certain ailments. You no longer need to make an appointment with a GP if your ailment is listed below.
Coughs, colds and sore throat
Hay fever and allergies
Rashes including eczema and athlete’s foot
Earache, headaches and migraines
Aches and pains
Constipation and diarrhoea
Bites and stings
Cold sores and mouth ulcers
Nappy rash, teething and oral thrush
Sprains and strains
Cystitis and vaginal thrush
South Worcestershire pharmacies offer a service where some medicines are available free of charge to those patients* who get free NHS prescriptions. There is no need for a prescription from your GP. Please speak to the pharmacist for more details.
Further information can be found on www.swgpservices.nhs.uk
* Patients must be registered with a GP practice in South Worcestershire.