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Pharmacy First Service

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What is NHS Pharmacy First Scotland?

  • NHS Pharmacy First Scotland is an NHS service provided by your local community pharmacy (a pharmacy with a contract to provide NHS prescriptions and services).
  • If you have a minor illness, a pharmacy is the first place you should go for FREE advice and treatment (if required).
  • You do not usually need an appointment and you can go to any pharmacy, including Neilston Pharmacy.

Conditions covered by Pharmacy First

  • Acne
  • Allergies
  • Athlete’s foot
  • Backache
  • Blocked or runny nose
  • Cold sores
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Cystitis (in women aged under 65)
  • Diarrhoea
  • Earache
  • Eczema
  • Headache
  • Head lice
  • Haemorrhoids (piles)
  • Hay fever
  • Impetigo
  • Indigestion
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Pain
  • Period pain
  • Shingles
  • Sore throat
  • Threadworms
  • Thrush (unless diabetic or pregnant)
  • Warts
  • Verrucas

If you require any further details about this service, please visit the NHS Inform website.