Community Pharmacist Consultation Service 

Did you know that you could visit the local Pharmacist for a Minor Ailment rather than seeing a GP? 

No referral needed, simply walk in and speak to the Pharmacist.

Please be mindful that the Pharmacist may not be able to see you depending on how long you have had the condition.

Below is the table including what ailments the Pharmacist can review and treat:

Conditions

What conditions are suitable for the local Pharmacist?

Bite / Stings

Bee sting

Wasp sting

Stings with minor redness

Stings with minor swelling

Colds

Cold sores

Coughs

Flu-like symptoms

Sore throat

 

Congestion

 

Blocked or runny nose

Constant need to clear their throat

Excess mucus

Fever

Ear

Earache

Ear wax

Blocked ear

Hearing problems

Eye

Conjunctivitis

Dry / sore tired eyes

Eye, red or irritable

Sticky eye

Eyelid problems

Watery / runny eyes

Gastric / Bowel

Constipation

Diarrhoea

Infant colic

Heartburn

Indigestion

 

Haemorrhoids

Rectal pain

Vomiting or nausea

General

Hay fever

Sleep difficulties

Tiredness

Gynae / Thrush

Cystitis

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal itch or soreness

Pain

Acute pain

Ankle or foot pain

Headache

Hip pain or swelling

Knee or leg pain

Lower back pain

Lower limb pain

Migraine

Shoulder pain

Sprains and strains

Thigh or buttock pain

Wrist, hand or finger pain

Skin

Acne, spots, and pimples

Athlete's foot

Blisters on foot

Dermatitis / dry skin

Hair loss

Hay fever

Nappy rash

Oral thrush

Rash – allergy

Ringworm / threadworm

Scabies

Skin derssings

Skin rash

Warts / verrucae

Wound problems

Mouth / Throat

Cold sore blisters

Flu-like symptoms

Hoarseness

Mouth ulcers

Sore mouth

Sore throat

Oral thrush

Teething

Toothache

Swelling

Ankle or foot swelling

Lower limb swelling

Thigh or buttock swelling

Toe pain or swelling

Wrist, hand or finger swelling

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