Seven conditions that your local chemist can now treat

People with seven common ailments such as sore throat and earache can go into a chemist to be assessed, rather than making an appointment to see someone at Riverside Surgery.

Under the government Pharmacy First scheme, pharmacists in England can carry out consultations and issue antibiotics when appropriate. The conditions pharmacists can see someone for and prescribe are listed in the picture below. You don’t need to speak to anyone at Riverside Surgery first.