Think Pharmacy First

Got an..... itch, tumy trouble, tickly cough...... head to your local pharmacy!

Pharmacies across the North East and North Cumbria can offer advice and treatment for many common health conditions. Theres no need for a GP appointment- just head to your local pharmacy.

Pharmacies are qualified experts in healthcare and can help with a wide range of common illnesses.

Who can use this service?

Anyone. The service is avaibale for all adults and children, in participating phramacies, across the North East and North Cumbria.

Why Should i go to a pharmacy, instead of my GP practice?

Local community phramacists are trained to treat common conditions. They offer a confidential and high-quality service designed to meet your needs. You can walk in with no appointent needed and speak in confidence. Most pharmacies have private consultation rooms available.

What will the pharmacist ask me?

The pharmacist will ask you questions about:

  • your sysmptoms
  • your current medications
  • history of ailments
  • any other illnesses you have.

The answers will help the pharmacist to advise and treat your condition.

Published on 11 January 2024