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Minor Ailments Scheme

If you cannot get an appointment with your GP, have you tried looking at the Minor Ailment Scheme?

The Pharmacist allows easier access to the same advice, treatment and medicines as you would get from your GP, without having to wait for a GP appointment, just call into your local Pharmacy (Chemist) and tell the staff that you would like treatment under the Minor Ailments Scheme. 

The following minor ailments are covered under the scheme:-


Allergies,

Athletes Foot,

Blocked Nose,

Cold Sores,

Colds,

Constipation,

Coughs,

Cystitis,

Dermatitis,

Diarrhoea,

Dry Itchy Skin,

Ear Wax,

Ezcema,

Hay Fever,

Headaches,

Head Lice,

High Temperature,

Indigestion,

Infant Colic,

Minor Burns & Wounds,

Nappy Rash,

Oral Thrush in Children,

Pain,

Piles,

Scabies,

Sore Throat,

Teething Pain,

Thread Worms,

Vaginal Thrush,

Verrucas,

Vomiting,

Warts.


If you are registered with a Lambeth GP, have a current exemption form or pay for your medication and are suffering from one of the ailments listed above, then you qualify for this scheme. 

For patients entitled to free prescriptions the medication provided by the Pharmacist is also free, however, anyone currently paying for their medication will also pay for anything provided by the Pharmacist

For a list of chemists participating in the minor ailment scheme, click the link below.

Minor Ailment Chemists



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