A number of medicines can be obtained free of charge at your local pharmacy under the Minor Ailments Scheme. This includes treatments for:
- Athlete's Foot
- Cold Sores
- Head Lice
- Mouth Ulcers and Inflammation
- Removal of Ear Wax
- Vaginal Thrush
Freeing up appointments about these symptoms would allow your GP to spend time tackling complex problems.
A free smoking cessation service with nicotine replacement therapy and support is provided by the local pharmacies.