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Pharmacists are qualified health professionals and have the knowledge and skills to help and advise you on the best course of action without the need to see a doctor. Pharmacies are accessible and convenient as many of them are open late nights and weekends. There is no need for an appointment to speak to the pharmacist; just pop in any time and they will be happy to help you.

You can find details of local pharmacies on our Find Services page.

List of things you can consult a pharmacist for:

      Aches and pains (minor)

       Heartburn (one-off)

       Acne (mild)

       Indigestion (one-off)

       Athlete’s foot

       Insect bites and stings

       Back pain (one-off)

       Migraines

       Cold sores

       Mouth ulcer (minor)

       Colic

       Nappy rash

       Constipation (one-off)

       Period pain

       Coughs and colds

       Piles

       Cystitis (mild)

       Ringworm

       Diarrhoea (one-off)

       Scabies

       Dry eye

       Skin rash

       Dry or irritated skin

       Sleep problems (short-term)

       Ear wax

       Teething

       Eczema (mild)

       Temperature (small increase)

       Eye infection (minor)

       Threadworms

       Fungal skin and nail infections

       Toothache

       Hay fever

       Travel sickness

       Headaches (one-off)

       Vaginal thrush

       Head lice

       Verrucas and warts

 

We also have lots of helpful advice about common minor conditions on our self care page.

 
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