Common Ailments Service

Do you need to see the Doctor today? 

Try your Local Pharmacy Common Ailment Scheme, for more information visit:

Make the most of your Community Pharmacist (link:

Our cluster:


Many pharmacies offer other services such as Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) and Emergency Hormonal Contraception (EHC). They can also suggest other services if they can’t help. 

This includes our attached pharmacy. WELL Pharmacy Gendros.


If you think:

  • you have a common ailment but are not sure about your symptoms or how to treat them with over the counter medicines
  • and you need an NHS appointment


You can now get FREE NHS ADVICE AND TREATMENT for a range of common ailments from our local Community Pharmacists instead of seeing a Doctor.

  • You don't have to make an appointment
  • You can go along at any time that suits you.

The service is available for the following conditions:

Acne, Athletes Foot, Back Ache (Acute), Chicken Pox, Cold sores, Colic, Conjunctivitis, Constipation, Dry Skin, Diarrhoea, Dry eye, Haemorrhoids, Hayfever, Head Lice, Indigestion/reflux, Ingrowing Toenail, Intertrigo/ringworm, Mouth Ulcers, Nappy Rash, Oral thrush, Scabies, Sore throat, Teething, Threadworm, Vaginal thrush, Verruca.

The service is available for the following conditions:

Acne     Athletes Foot     Back Ache (Acute)     Chicken Pox      Cold sores     Colic     Conjunctivitis     Constipation     Dry Skin     Diarrhoea     Dry eye     Haemorrhoids     Hayfever     Head Lice     Indigestion/reflux     Ingrowing Toenail     Intertrigo/ringworm     Mouth Ulcers     Nappy Rash     Oral thrush     Scabies     Sore throat     Teething     Threadworm     Vaginal thrush     Verruca