NHS Pharmacy First Service

NHS Pharmacy First Service

Following a referral from NHS111, our pharmacy team can help with a range of conditions including:

  • Acne
  • Athlete’s foot
  • Backache, earache or headache
  • Diarrhoea, constipation or haemorrhoids (piles)
  • Cough pain, nasal congestion and sore throat
  • Emergency Hormonal Contraception
  • Hay fever, eczema and allergies
  • Head lice and threadworms
  • Indigestion
  • Mouth ulcers or cold sores
  • Period pain and thrush
  • UTI
  • Warts and verrucae

Once you have been referred our team will be in touch to arrange a clinical assessment with you. With our help, you can make the most informed decision possible. Our pharmacists will discuss all the available treatment options with you and will even signpost you to other services if they think that would be in your best interest.

You can use the following link to 111 to get a consultation with us: https://111.nhs.uk/

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How It Works

The NHS Pharmacy First Service offers patients the option of having a face-to-face or remote consultation with a pharmacist following an initial assessment by an NHS 111 call advisor. This call advisor will then be able to refer you to our pharmacy for your consultation.

Pharmacy First Service For Water Infections

In appropriate circumstances we can make a three day supply of antibiotics. Click on the Water Infection Consultation or ring us directly.

Pharmacy First Service For Sore Throats

For the more resistant cases of throat infections that require antibiotics to shift.

Pharmacy First Service For Sinus Infections

If appropriate we can supply a prescription strength steroid spray or antibiotics

Pharmacy First Service For Insect or Spider Bites

Prevent sepsis by contacting us straight away.

Pharmacy First Service For Impetigo

This contagious skin infection should be treated as soon as possible to prevent it spreading to family and friends.

Pharmacy First Service For Minor Ailments

We know how important is to be able to access treatments speedily and easily. Utilising the NHS Pharmacy First service means that you won’t have to spend a significant time waiting for treatment.

Another advantage of our service is that the NHS will also benefit. Being able to access treatments for minor ailments through our pharmacy will ease pressure on GPs and A&E departments alike. This is especially crucial at a time when our health system is under unprecedented levels of pressure.

But there’s no reason to be concerned. Our pharmacists are trained to an extremely high degree and can provide these treatments in a safe, professional, and effective way. Plus, we know when you need to be referred to your GP or A&E and will advise you accordingly. We can always connect you with the right care provider for your needs.