Why Visit Your Pharmacy
It’s estimated 50 million visits to the GP are made every year for minor ailments such as coughs and colds, mild eczema and athlete’s foot.
But by visiting your pharmacy instead, you could save yourself time and trouble. Instead of booking and waiting for a GP appointment, you can visit your local pharmacist any time, just walk in.
Minor ailments and common conditions your pharmacy may help with
mild skin conditions, such as acne, eczema, psoriasis, impetigo, athlete’s foot
coughs and colds, including blocked nose (nasal congestion), and sore throats
bruises, sunburn, and minor burns and scalds
constipation and piles (haemorrhoids)
hay fever, dry eyes and allergies (including rashes, bites and stings)
aches and pains, including earache, headache, migraine, back pain and toothache
vomiting, heartburn, indigestion, diarrhoea and threadworms
period pain, thrush and cystitis
head lice (nits)
conjunctivitis, cold sores and mouth ulcers
warts and verrucas
nappy rash and teething