Care at the Chemist is a scheme or service provided by some pharmacies in the UK, where trained pharmacists can offer advice and treatment for minor health concerns. This service is usually free of charge and allows people to access medical advice and treatment without the need for a doctor’s appointment. The aim of the service is to provide convenient and timely care to people who need it and to help reduce the burden on other healthcare services such as GPs and emergency departments.
What can we help with?
Our pharmacists can help with a range of minor health concerns, including:
Coughs, colds, and flu-like symptoms
Sore throat, mouth ulcers, and oral thrush
Earache and eye infections
Hay fever and allergies
Skin rashes and insect bites
Minor cuts and burns
Constipation and diarrhoea
Indigestion and heartburn
Headaches and migraines
How does it work?
Care at the Chemist is a local NHS service, where you can have a pharmacist consultation and if appropriate receive treatment for minor ailments and everyday illnesses in the pharmacy, without having to make a GP appointment.
Some of the conditions covered by this service are:
Acute bacterial conjunctivitis
Headache, Pain and Temperature
Indigestion and Heartburn
Warts And Verruca
What are the benefits?
There are many benefits to using our Care at the Chemist service, including:
Free, convenient access to expert advice and treatment for minor health concerns
Reduced waiting times compared to seeing a GP or other healthcare provider
Easy access to over-the-counter medication and advice on how to use it safely and effectively
Support for self-care and management of minor health concerns
Reduced burden on other healthcare services such as GPs and emergency departments
If you have any questions or would like more information about our Care at the Chemist service, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. We’re here to help you stay healthy and feel your best!
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