Think Pharmacy First

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For quick health advice, visit your local pharmacist.

If you or your family become unwell, you may not always need to see a doctor or get a prescription.

Your local pharmacists are clinically trained experts in medicines, managing minor illnesses and providing health and wellbeing advice.

Pharmacists can help you with common problems such as coughs, colds, aches and pains. They also may offer medication advice and free consultations, perform health checks, and treat minor injuries and ailments.

Your local pharmacist can help with allergies, athlete’s foot, insect bites and stings, common cold, cold sores, conjunctivitis. constipation, coughs, cystitis, decongestants, diarrhoea, dry skin, earache, earwax, fever (children and adults), flu, haemorrhoids, hay fever, headaches and migraines, heartburn and indigestion, mouth ulcers, nappy rash, oral thrush, pain, scabies, sore throat, sprains and strains, sunburn, teething, threadworms, thrush and warts and verrucas.

Watch a local pharmacist explain when to visit:

Some pharmacies offer extended opening hours in the evenings and at weekends, and there is no need to book an appointment – just walk in.

For further information and advice, please see here.

Alternatively, for a full list of services and details of where to find your local pharmacy, please see here.