What is Pharmacy First?
The new Pharmacy First service which includes providing advice and NHS-funded treatment for seven common conditions launched on 31 January 2024.
Under the new NHS Pharmacy First scheme, you can visit a pharmacist to receive advice and treatment for some simple illnesses, instead of going to see your doctor.
What conditions can you see your pharmacist about?
Under Pharmacy First, pharmacists can treat and prescribe medication for seven conditions. These are the conditions, and at what age, you can see the pharmacist about:
Anyone not within these age ranges should see their GP.