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Self Help with Common Ailments

The following minor ailments may now be treated by a visit to your local Pharmacy or Chemist without an appointment. You will need to take your NHS card with you to confirm the name of your Doctor. If you do not pay for prescriptions you will not pay for medicine the pharmacist gives to you.

  • Athlete's foot
  • Cold sores
  • Constipation
  • Coughs & colds
  • Cystitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Diarrhoea
  • Earache
  • Hay fever
  • Headache
  • Headlice
  • Indigestion
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Sore throat
  • Threadworm
  • Vaginal thrush
  • Verrucas

Full details of all local Pharmacies participating in the scheme are shown on the map in the Medical Centre foyer. These include:

Ashton Pharmacy
Foster Building
Ground Floor
Preston PR1 2HE
01772 253747

Boots the Chemist
01772 254517

Smithson Chemist
51 Fishergate Hill
01772 252033