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Think Pharmacy First

Pharmacists are part of your expert NHS health care team on the high street and can offer quick, confidential advice on lots of common health concerns and provide over-the-counter advice and treatment.

How can your pharmacist help you?

Pharmacists can help give you advice and treatment for a range of minor illnesses. If you’ve earache, a poorly tummy, itchy eyes or skin, a cold or sore throat or aches and pains – pop along to your local pharmacy first. You don’t need to make an appointment and you can talk in confidence about your health and wellbeing problems. They can also advise you on what to stock in your medicine cabinet.

Got an itch? Gut feeling? Little problem?

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

Urinary tract infections (UTIs)

Burning or stinging when you wee? Need to wee more often?

Did you know, if you're aged 16-64, your community pharmacist can now provide immediate treatment for UTI's.

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