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Choose Pharmacy - Common Ailments Service

Do you need to see the Doctor today? 

Try your Local Pharmacy Common Ailment Scheme, for more information visit:

Make the most of your Community Pharmacist

Watch the video at -  Expert advice to cope with your ailment - without waiting to see a GP

Many pharmacies offer other services such as Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) and Emergency Hormonal Contraception (EHC). They can also suggest other services if they can’t help. 

This includes our attached pharmacy. WELL Pharmacy Gendros.

If you think:

  • you have a common ailment but are not sure about your symptoms or how to treat them with over the counter medicines

  • and you need an NHS appointment

You can now get FREE NHS ADVICE AND TREATMENT for a range of common ailments from our local Community Pharmacists instead of seeing a Doctor.

  • You don't have to make an appointment

  • You can go along at any time that suits you.

The service is available for the following conditions:

Acne, Athletes Foot, Back Ache (Acute), Chicken Pox, Cold sores, Colic, Conjunctivitis, Constipation, Dry Skin, Diarrhoea, Dry eye, Haemorrhoids, Hayfever, Head Lice, Indigestion/reflux, Ingrowing Toenail, Intertrigo/ringworm, Mouth Ulcers, Nappy Rash, Oral thrush, Scabies, Sore throat, Teething, Threadworm, Vaginal thrush, Verruca.

Where no medicine is recommended by the NHS, the pharmacist will give you advice on how to manage the condition.

As a practice we are committed to making sure that you can access a GP appointment when you need one.  The introduction of this service will increase the NHS appointments available to our patients.

WELL Pharmacy Gendros offers other services such as Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) and Emergency Hormonal Contraception (EHC). They can also suggest other services if they can’t help.

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