You can receive a prescription free of charge directly from your local pharmacy for the following minor ailments: 

  • Cold sores
  • Head Lice
  • Diarrhoea
  • Ear Wax
  • Threadworms
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Mouth Ulcers
  • Oral Thrush
  • Vaginal Thrush
  • Groin Itch

You do not need to see your GP for these prescriptions.  Community Pharmacists are trained to deal with minor aliments and can give advice and treatment if appropriate.  

If your symptoms persist, seek further advice from the Pharmacist or your GP.

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