DID YOU KNOW?
Pharmacists are highly qualified in advising on everything medication related and most minor ailments. Pharmacy First is a quick and easy way to get advice and treatment from your local community pharmacy-for those aged over 3 months. Under the Pharmacy First scheme, the pharmacist can prescribe medicines for these conditions (normal charges and exemptions apply):
- Coughs, colds, sore throats, blocked nose , ear-ache
- Thrush and uncomplicated urinary tract infections
- Teething and nappy rash
- Diarrhoea, threadworms
- Hay fever
- Cold sores and mouth ulcers ,eye infections
- Skin rashes, impetigo, athletes foot
WHAT TO DO:
Just drop in to your local pharmacy and ask to see the pharmacist. If you have difficulty finding a pharmacy, you can use the NHS Choices website or dial 111.