Self Care

  • self care
  • pharmacy first
  • health yourself

Your local Pharmacy can offer health care advice and treatment for you and your family for many minor health conditions, at a time that suits you.

For details about Pharmacy First, please click the following links:

Pharmacy First Information Sheet

Pharmacy First

Some minor illnesses that are covered, but may differ between locations, include:
  • Back-ache, sprains & strains
  • Colds
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constipation
  • Coughs
  • Diarrhoea
  • Earache
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Hay fever
  • Head lice
  • Headache and fever
  • Heartburn and indigestion
  • Insect bites and stings
  • Mild eczema and dermatitis
  • Minor fungal skin infections
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Nappy rash
  • Sore throat
  • Teething
  • Threadworm
  • Thrush

Further details of what you can see your pharmacist about are listed in the following document:

Pharmacy First - Minor Ailments Service

To view a list of community pharmacies offering the Pharmacy First (minor ailments) service, please see the following document:

Local Pharmacies Offering the Minor Ailments Service

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