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Your Pharmacy - Minor Ailments

GM Minor Ailments Scheme

Greater Manchester Minor Ailments Scheme Guide

 

The Greater Manchester Minor Ailments Scheme is now open to patients registered with our practice. The scheme is available from participating GM pharmacies, without an appointment.

Patients who require advice and/or treatment for any of the conditions listed in the table below can self-refer to the pharmacy for treatment.

The scheme is free to access and those patients that do not pay for their prescriptions will receive any recommended medication free of charge. Patients who do pay for their prescriptions will pay the usual charge or the retail price depending on which is cheaper.

 

Condition

Age Range

Acne

No restriction

Allergy / Rash

1 year+

Athletes’ foot

No restriction

Cold sores

No restriction

Conjunctivitis

2 years+

Constipation

6 years+

Contact dermatitis

10 years+

Diarrhoea

12 years+

Dry Skin

No restriction

Ear Wax

No restriction

Eczema

No restriction

Haemorrhoids, from 18 years

18 years+

Hay Fever

1 year+

Head lice

6 months+

Headache / Earache

3 months+

Indigestion / Heartburn

6 years+

Insect bites & Stings

3 years+

Migraine

3 months+

Nappy rash

No restriction

Nasal Congestion (Infant)

No restriction

Oral Thrush

4 months+

Scabies

2 months+

Soft Tissue Injury

3 months+

Sore Throat

3 months+

Temperature

3 months+

Threadworm

2 years+

Vaginal thrush

16-60 years

Verruca / Wart

2 years+

 

Please Click here to see the list of local pharmacies who are participating in the Greater Manchester Minor Ailment Scheme and their contact numbers for your convenience.



 
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