NHS Minor Ailment Service

You will be able to get advice and free treatment (if you need it) from your pharmacist for minor illnesses and complaints listed below.

Please note however, if your pharmacist feels it is better for you to see your GP, they may refer you directly or ask you to make an appointment with your GP.

  • Acne
  • Athlete’s foot
  • Backache
  • Cold sores
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Diarrhoea
  • Earache
  • Eczema and allergies
  • Haemorrhoids (piles)
  • Hay fever

  • Headache
  • Head lice
  • Indigestion
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Nasal congestion
  • Pain
  • Period pain
  • Threadworms
  • Thrush
  • Sore throat
  • Warts and verrucae