Medication Without Prescription




Did you know that many local pharmacies can offer you advice and treatment for a number of health problems free of charge (if you do not normally pay for prescriptions)?

This is called the Minor Ailments Scheme and the following conditions can be treated.

  • Athlete's foot
  • Coughs and colds
  • Constipation
  • Cystitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Earache
  • Fever
  • Hay fever
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Head lice
  • Indigestion
  • Insect bites and stings
  • Minor cuts and burns
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Sore throat
  • Sprains and strains
  • Teething
  • Threadworms
  • Vaginal thrush
  • Verrucas
  • Viral upper respiratory infections
  • Warts

In order to take advantage of the scheme, ask reception for a “Patient Passport” which allows up to ten free consultations with participating pharmacies.