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Minor Ailments Scheme

Minor Ailments Scheme

What is the minor ailments scheme?

The minor ailments scheme is a service for people registered with Sorrel Bank Medical  Practice who do not pay NHS prescription charges.

The service allows you quicker and convenient access to advice from your pharmacist for a minor ailment as you would get from your GP.

Where clinically appropriate, over the counter medications will be supplied free of charge, without having to wait for a GP appointment.

Who is the service for?

The service is available to patients who are:

  •  Entitled to free prescriptions on the NHS
  •  Registered with Sorrel Bank Medical Practice
  •  Suffering from a minor illness

Why visit the pharmacy?

  •  Pharmacists are trained to treat minor ailments
  • You will not have to visit your GP for a prescription
  • Your GP will be able to spend more time treating patients with more serious illnesses
  • This is a confidential and high quality service, designed to meet the needs of patients
  • Open until late and at weekends

What minor ailments can be treated under the  scheme? 

Ì Conjunctivitis

Ì Heartburn and Indigestion

Ì Earache, Pain and Headache

Ì Haemorrhoids

Ì Athletes Foot

Ì Infant Decongestant

Ì Bites, Stings and Allergies

Ì Mouth Ulcers and Teething

Ì Cold and Flu

Ì Nappy Rash

Ì Cold Sores

Ì Oral Thrush

Ì Constipation

Ì Scabies

Ì Cystitis

Ì Sore Throat

Ì Diarrhoea

Ì Sprains and Strains

Ì Dry Skin (Simple Eczema)

Ì Sunburn

Ì Dermatitis/Allergic Rash

Ì Threadworm

Ì Earwax

Ì Vaginal Thrush

Ì Hayfever

Ì Warts and Verrucae

 

Which pharmacy can I go to?

Sorrel Bank Pharmacy

23 Bolton Rd

Salford

M6 7HL

Lloyds Pharmacy

109 Langworthy Rd

Salford

M6 5PH

Well Pharmacy

291 Bolton Rd

Salford

M6 7GU

Boots Pharmacy

Salford Shopping Centre

Salford

M6 5JS

 
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