Have you tried contacting an NHS pharmacist?

Many conditions can be safely managed for free by an NHS pharmacy. They are usually able to offer help without an appointment, on the same day (including weekends), which is often faster than waiting for a GP appointment.

The common conditions they are able to help with are listed below.

Is your issue listed below?

Yes – My issue is listed below No – My issue is not listed below or I would still like to see a GP

Issues a Pharmacist Can Help With

  • Athletes foot
  • Bites and stings
  • Cold sores
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Fungal skin infections
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Hay fever
  • Head Lice.
  • Mouth Ulcers
  • Muscular ache
  • Nappy Rash
  • Period pain
  • Scabies
  • Sinus congestion
  • Skin reaction
  • Styes
  • Teething
  • Threadworm
  • Toothache
  • UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)
  • Vaginal Thrush
  • Warts and verrucae

Last modified: August 16, 2022