Minor Ailment Service

This is an NHS service for people, including children, who don't pay for prescription charges. It means that if your pharmacist thinks you need a medicine to treat your minor illness, and you are eligible, then they can supply it free of charge.

The following illnesses the service can support:

  • Blocked nose
  • Cold
  • Cold sores
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constipation
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Cough
  • Cystitis
  • Diarrhoea
  • Earache
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Hayfever
  • Headache
  • Head lice
  • Heartburn
  • High temperature
  • Impetigo
  • Indigestion
  • Insect bites or stings
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Nappy rash
  • Sore throat
  • Threadworm

Our Pharmacies which provide this service are: