Pharmacy First

6th February 2024Patient information

A new free NHS service means you can now access advice and medicines from a pharmacy near you – without needing a GP appointment.

🆘🤔 Do you or your child have : sinusitis, a sore throat, an earache, impetigo, an infected inset bite, shingles, or a urinary tract infection?

🔍 Find the service at a pharmacy near you:

Our patient assistance team will signpost you to the pharmacy first if you suffer from any of the symptoms above. This way, we can ensure that GPs’ time is freed up to provide care for more complex cases. You can walk into any pharmacies offering pharmacy-first services or contact us to refer you directly to a pharmacy of your choice.


2nd November 2023Patient information, Self care


We now offer access to a self-management app to aid recovery from your muscle or joint problem. The app will guide you day-by-day through a sequence of exercises and tips to help you get better.