Did you know that the local community pharmacies in Derbyshire are now offering a service called Pharmacy First? Under the service anyone receiving free prescriptions, including children under the age of 16, who are registered with a GP practice in Derbyshire, are eligible to receive advice and free treatment, if necessary, for a range of common conditions from the pharmacies listed below without having to see a GP.
The conditions covered under Pharmacy First are:
Athlete’s Foot Bacterial Conjunctivitis
Constipation Dental Pain (Toothache)
Haemorrhoids Head Lice
Insect Bites and Stings Sore Throat
The pharmacies near Heanor offering this service are:
24 Market Pl, Heanor, Derbyshire, DE75 7AA
The Kelvingrove Med. Ctr., 28 Hands Road, Heanor, Derbyshire, DE75 7HA
21 Ilkeston Road, Heanor, Derbyshire, DE75 7DT
67 Mansfield Road, Heanor, Derbyshire, DE75 7AL
Asda Stores Ltd
Wesley Street, Langley Mill, Nottingham, NG16 4ED
If you do pay for your prescriptions and have one of these conditions, or any other common illness, you can still get advice from the pharmacist and you will be able to purchase treatment over the counter from the pharmacy. For more information on Pharmacy First please speak to your local
community pharmacy, your GP practice or go to http://nhsstaywellderbyshire.co.uk/services/pharmacy/.