Ask the Pharmacist

Did you know your community pharmacist may be able to help you with a range of health services including:

  • – eye infections, stomach upsets, skin conditions, allergies, aches and pains
  • common drugs, vitamins and minor first-aid
  • healthy eating and living, including giving up smoking
  • blood pressure and diabetes monitoring and needle exchanges, truss fittings, stoma products and incontinence supplies
  • women’s health, including treatment for thrush, emergency contraception and pregnancy testing
  • children’s problems, including nappy rash, teething, coughs and colds
  • all prescribed and over the counter medicines

Under the Minor Ailments service and depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible to receive these medicines free of charge. To find out more, ask your pharmacist today.


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