NHS Pharmacy First Scotland is a consultation service offered by local Pharmacies to encourage patients to visit their local community pharmacy as the first port of call for minor illnesses and common clinical conditions.
They can help manage conditions by discussing appropriate self-care advice, they can also supply appropriate treatment and discuss what to do if symptoms do not improve or if they are unable to help will refer to another healthcare professional if appropriate.
The list below shows conditions which can potentially be dealt with by the Pharmacy First Service
Allergies (if over 1 year old)
Bacterial Conjunctivitis (if over 2 years old)
Cystitis/ Urine Infection (women between 16-65 years only)
Diarrhoea (if over 1 year old)
Haemorrhoids (if over 18 years old)
Hay Fever (if over 1 year old)
Impetigo (if over 2 years old)
Indigestion (if over 12 years old)
Period Pain (if over 10 years old)
Scabies (if over 2 years old)
Threadworms (if over 2 years old)
Oral Thrush (if over 4 months old)
Warts and Varrucae