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Your local pharmacist

Pharmacy

Did you know that you can get advice on minor ailments from your local community pharmacy or chemist?

Many pharmacies have longer opening hours than they average GP practice, and they'll also tell you if they think you should see a doctor.

When should I go to a pharmacy?

Minor ailments they can advise on include:

  • Bugs and viruses
  • Minor injuries
  • Tummy troubles
  • Skin conditions
  • Allergies
  • Aches and pains

Services from pharmacies include:

  • Emergency contraception
  • Incontinence supplies
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Stop smoking services