Minor illnesses such as coughs & colds, minor injuries, skin conditions, can often be managed by yourself at home.
Your pharmacist can give you advice on common illnesses and the medicines you need to treat them, and provide you with medicines that will help you to feel better more quickly. Please visit the link below for more information on how your pharmacist can assist you:
So what can Pharmacists help you with?
They are the right people to see for minor health concerns such as:
- Sore throats
- Coughs, colds and flu
- Tummy troubles
- Aches and pains
- Red eyes
- Sleeping problems
- Athlete’s foot
- Mouth ulcers
- Constipation and diarrhoea
If you carry an NHS exemption card you may be entitled to receive medication for minor ailments free of charge from pharmacies which participate in the Scheme.