You can get rapid advice and treatment from your local pharmacy. The pharmacist may be able to prescribe medicines for these conditions (normal charges and excemptions apply):

  • Athlete’s foot
  • Cold sores and mouth ulcers
  • Coughs, colds, sore throats, blocked nose
  • Diarrhoea
  • Ear ache
  • Eye infections
  • Hay fever
  • Skin rashes, impetigo
  • Teething and nappy rash
  • Threadworms
  • Thrush and uncomplicated urinary tract infections

Just drop in to your local pharmacy and ask to see the pharmacist. If you have difficulty finding a pharmacy, you can use the NHS Choices website a, or dial 111.