Alternative services to meet needs i.e. Self care Pharmacy First
The Pharmacy First scheme provides advice, treatment and medicines for common ailments from your local pharmacy.
How does it work?
If you have any common ailments, you can access the Pharmacy First scheme in two ways: Visit one of the pharmacies taking part in the Pharmacy First scheme. You will be seen promptly by a member of the pharmacy team and you can ask to be seen in private. Some practices use this scheme and may give you a voucher (one per patient) to take to the pharmacy.
Use the Right Service
If you are feeling unwell it is important to use the right health service.