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Pharmacy First

Pharmacy First

NHS Pharmacy First Scotland

We are delighted to announce that from Wednesday 29th July 2020 a new service is being launched which enables your local pharmacist to prescribe a wide range of medication for common problems, without you needing to see a doctor. This service is available to ALL patients and is free of charge.

Pharmacists are able to assess and treat the following conditions:

  • Acne
  • Allergies (patients over 1 year old)
  • Athlete’s foot
  • Back pain
  • Conjunctivitis (patients should contact their optometrist first)
  • Blocked or runny nose
  • Cold sores
  • Colic
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Cystitis/Urinary tract infection
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dry eyes
  • Dry skin
  • Earache
  • Haemorrhoids (piles)
  • Hay fever (patients over 1y old)
  • Headache
  • Head Lice
  • Impetigo (patients over 2y old)
  • Indigestion (patients over 12y old)
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Nappy rash
  • Pain
  • Period pain
  • Ringworm
  • Scabies (patients over 2y old)
  • Scalp disorders
  • Sore throat
  • Threadworms (patients over 2y old, not pregnant or breastfeeding)
  • Vaginal thrush (patients between 16 and 60 years old)
  • Oral thrush (patients over 4 months old)
  • Warts and Veruccae

Please click here for a patient information leaflet about this new service.

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