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Community Pharmacy Minor Ailment Scheme

Pharmacists in Barrow & Millom can now give free advce & treatment on a range of minor health problems



How Does The Scheme Work?
All you need to do is register once with this scheme with participating community pharmacy

What Will the Pharmacist ask?
The pharmacist will ask you about your symptoms in order to give you the right advice.  You will be asked about other medication you might be taking.

The pharmacist will also tell you the best way to take your medicine & other ways to manage your ailments.

The minor ailments scheme covers a range of short term treatment (see list below).  The pharmacist may need to send you back to your GP if more treatment is necessary or if they feel you have a condition that is not covered by the scheme.

If appropriate, the pharmacist will supply you with medicine to treat your symptoms.

What treatments does the scheme cover?


Digestive Disorders
indigestion, heartburn, constipation, diarrhoea, haemorrhoids

Mouth Problems
Oral fungal infection, mouth ulcer/inflammation, teething, oral thrush

Eyes
Hayfever (eye Symptoms), Bacterial Conjunctivitis, Dry Eyes

Infections
Vaginal thrush, fungal skin infection, cold sores, warts & verrucas, threadworm, head lice, scabies, crab lice, cystitis/urinary infections, athletes foot

Skin Allergy / Itch
Hayfever, acne, eczema, nappy rash, scalp disorders, bite & stings, ear wax

Nasal / Cough Congestion
Hayfever, earache, coughs, flu, sore throat

Children
Pain, fever, earache, coughs, colds & snuffles

In Pregnancy
Heartburn, constipation, haemorrhoids, coughs & colds, headache & backache, hayfever, head lice

Counselling is available where over the counter treatments are not available



FAQs


Is the service Confidential?
Everything you say to the pharmacist is confidential

Will i need an appointment to see the pharmacist?
One of the great things about this scheme is that you do not need an appointment to see the pharmacist.  You can just pop in when you need to.

Will i have to pay for my advice & treatment?
If you do NOT normally pay a prescription charge, pharmacists will be able to provide you with advice & or medicines for minor conditions FREE of charge.

 
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