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Get Treated For Common Health Conditions with Pharmacy First.

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What is Pharmacy First?

The Pharmacy First scheme offers professional healthcare advice, treatments, and medications for common illnesses like sinusitis, sore throat, infected insect bite, impetigo, shingles, contraception, and uncomplicated urinary tract infections in women, eliminating the need for a GP appointment or prescription. It provides a convenient and quick solution for minor health concerns, ensuring accessibility to essential treatments.

Patients can engage with our proficient pharmacists, who will evaluate symptoms, offer advice, and dispense appropriate medications as necessary. This initiative aims to treat common, self-limiting conditions, empowering individuals to receive prompt care without overwhelming primary care services.

Professional Advice

Pharmacists offer expert care for common illnesses, just like a GP.

Convenient Hours

Pharmacies open during business hours, late, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Quick Access

Skip the GP wait—see your pharmacist promptly.

Affordable Medication

Medicines are free if exempt from charges; otherwise, pay the standard prescription cost.

How can our expert team help?

Our dedicated team of pharmacists is committed to providing expert healthcare advice and support. We can offer guidance on managing common health concerns, recommend over-the-counter treatments, and provide prescription-only medication where clinically necessary. Our goal is to provide quicker access to health treatments, eliminating waiting times, and assisting you in recovering faster.

What Common Healthcare Conditions Can We Help With?

Pharmacy First covers a range of common health conditions. You can reach out to our expert team for assistance with:

Whether you’re experiencing symptoms suggestive of these conditions or need advice on managing them, our pharmacists are here to help.

How Can I Access Treatment?

Accessing treatment for these conditions is as simple as scheduling an online consultation with us. Additionally, GP receptionists, NHS 111, and emergency care providers can also direct you if you reach out to them.

What Can I Expect During the Consultation?

During the consultation, our pharmacist will discuss your symptoms and review your medical history. Based on this assessment, they will provide advice on necessary treatments, such as painkillers or antihistamines. Antibiotics will only be recommended if deemed necessary. Additionally, our pharmacist will offer helpful advice on managing your symptoms effectively.

Is There a Charge for Consultation?

The regular charges for prescriptions will be applicable for the seven common conditions. Patients who are already exempt from paying prescription charges will continue to be exempt.

Important Considerations for Pharmacy First

During your online consultation for any of the conditions listed above, please ensure you inform the pharmacist if:
  • You are pregnant and/or breastfeeding.
  • You suspect you might be pregnant.
  • You are taking any other medications.
  • You have any known allergies.

Pharmacy First can be easily accessed online by the residents of Shipston-on-Stour and surrounding areas, including Wellesbourne, Bloxham, Chipping Campden, Chipping Norton, Banbury, Warwick, Brailes, Warwickshire, Moreton-in-Marsh, Kineton, and Stratford-upon-Avon.

Contact us to schedule an online consultation today.

Contact us to schedule an online consultation today.

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FAQs

To schedule an online consultation, simply contact Pharmacy To My Door via phone or email, and our team will assist you.

By reducing the number of patients with common conditions, needing blood pressure checks or oral contraception visiting a GP, Pharmacy First aims to free up 10 million GP appointments a year by next winter for more complex diagnosis.

This will give GPs time and space to see patients with more complex conditions.

Yes, if clinically necessary, our pharmacists can provide prescriptions for medication to treat your condition. These prescriptions can be dispensed by Pharmacy To My Door. 

Yes, Pharmacy First is suitable for individuals of all ages, including children. Our pharmacists are experienced in providing healthcare advice and support tailored to the needs of children and their caregivers.

Yes, if deemed necessary by the pharmacist, prescription medication can be provided.  

It is important to inform your pharmacist of any allergies or medications you are currently taking to ensure safe and appropriate treatment recommendations.   

You can still choose to visit a GP if you wish to. Pharmacy First offers alternative access for these seven conditions and we encourage people to make the most of this service and to consult our highly trained pharmacists.