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Care at the Chemist

Ask your pharmacist about the NHS Care at the Chemist scheme: advice and treatment for a wide range of minor conditions after a consultation with your pharmacist - no need to visit your GP.

Open to those registered with a GP in Halton, St Helens, Knowsley or Liverpool.

If you prescriptions are already free, so is any medication provided under this scheme.


The following conditions can currently be treated by this scheme:

  • Allergies
  • Constipation
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Minor Skin Reactions
  • Thrush (genital)
  • Athletes foot
  • Cystitis
  • Head Lice
  • Nasal congestion
  • Warts and verrucas
  • Coughs, colds and sore throats
  • Headache
  • Mouth Ulcers           
  • Oral Thrush
  • Threadworm
  • Cold sores
  • Pain or temperature
  • Indigestion
  • Minor eye Infections


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