Newcastle Medical Centre

Practice Information

Pharmacy First

Minor illnesses can sometimes be dealt with by your local pharmacy.  The pharmacist could help with certian minor ailments. 

You can visit your local pharmacy saving time and with no appointment is needed – you can just walk in.

All pharmacists can give advice and medicine if you need it that will help clear up the problem.

If your condition is more serious they will then refer you to your GP.

What’s more, many pharmacies are open in the evenings and on the weekends.

Can you get free treatment?
If you don’t normally pay for your medicines, then you don’t need to pay with Think Pharmacy First – you can get them free and over the counter from your local pharmacist without the need to see your GP. 

For more information speak to your local pharmacy.

Which illnesses are included?
Advice from your pharmacist is always free but thanks to the Think Pharmacy First scheme they can also provide treatment for some minor illnesses 

Please click the link below information on local health services, current health campaigns and health advice.  if you wanted to look at the list of minor illnessess select the Think Pharmacy First section:

A-Z Health Advice


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