NHS England have advised GPs not to give a prescription for the treatment of 35 common conditions.
Speak to your pharmacist today about how they can help you with your common condition, they can play a key part in keeping you happy and healthy.
You do not need to make an appointment to see the pharmacist, just pop in and they will help you and answer any questions.
Many pharmacies are open late nights and at the weekend, which is convenient for people who work during the day.
Details of your local pharmacy and their opening times can be found here: www.nhs.uk/chemist
Pharmacists have the knowledge and skills to help and advise you on how to use the medicines you have at home already.
Keeping a selection of essential medicines at home you can treat common conditions easily and avoid unnecessary trips to see your doctor. https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/your-medicine-cabinet/
Don’t forget to purchase any over the counter medicines from your local pharmacy for your family.