As well as free medical advice, your local pharmacy can provide free medication for some illnesses and minor ailments under a scheme called Pharmacy First.
Pharmacy First allows people who receive certain benefits to go straight to their pharmacist to receive treatment, for selected minor ailments, without needing to visit their GP to get a prescription. You can see the lists of eligible benefits and minor ailments on the link below
' What to know…when to go’ providing people with information about alternative treatment choices to the Emergency Department when they need help in a hurry. For more information follow the link below:
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