Pharmacy First

Pharmacists are highly trained experts in medicines. The Pharmacy First scheme gives you quick and local access to advice and treatment from the pharmacist at your local pharmacy about common illnesses. You don't need to wait to see your doctor and you don't need an appointment.

If you don't pay for your prescriptions the pharmacist will be able to give you medicines to treat the conditions listed below and they will be free.

The Pharmacy First scheme covers advice and treatment for the following conditions:

AllergiesFeverNappy rash
Athlete's footHay feverPiles
Cold soresHeadachesSore throat
ConjunctivitisHead liceSprains and strains
IndigestionConstipationInsect bites and stings
Vaginal thrushTeethingCoughs and colds
Itching due to chickenpoxThreadwormDiarrhoea
Minor burns and scaldsEarwaxMouth ulcers

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