Pharmacy First

Pharmacy New Medicines Service  

Click the video below to learn more

The New Medicines Service is a new service being provided by pharmacists

which enables patients

who are prescribed medicines with a long-term condition

to find out much more information about that particular medicine

as they start it.

The hope is that as they become more well-informed about their medicines

that the outcomes and their long-term success with that medication

will be improved.

 

 

Pharmacy First Scheme

If you normally get your prescription free of charge and you’re feeling unwell, visit your pharmacy first to use the 'Common Ailments Service'.

They can give advice and treat a range of common ailments without the need for a GP surgery appointment.

 If you want to talk to the pharmacist in private ask to use their consulting room. All pharmacies operating the scheme have them.

Pharmacy First is a scheme available for children and people who don’t have to pay for their prescriptions and are suffering from a common ailment.

The scheme cover 28 common ailments as described below.

 

List of 28 ailments covered by the scheme

 

Chickenpox

Colds/flu-like symptoms/nasal congestion

Cold sores

Conjunctivitis (acute)

Constipation (acute)

Cough

Cystitis

Dermatitis/dry skin/allergic type skin rash

Diarrhoea (acute)

Earache

Fever management

Fungal skin infections

Hayfever (seasonal allergic rhinitis)

Haemorrhoids

Headache/migraine

Heartburn/indigestion

Insect Bites/stings

Infant colic

Mouth ulcers

Nappy rash

Oral thrush

Scabies

Sore throat

Sprains and strains

Teething

Threadworms

Vaginal thrush

Warts and verrucas

Key points about the scheme

 

 

  • The pharmacist can provide all the appropriate advice and treatment

 

  • Patients will not need to be seen by the GP unless the pharmacist feels it is advisable

 

  • Patients can self-refer to this service

 

You will need to bring

 

Your NHS number (the pharmacy can help you)

 

Your passport, driving licence or some proof of who you are

 

Your proof of exemption from paying prescription charges

 

The nearest pharmacy to Wellington Medical Practice who offer the scheme is:

Wellington Pharmacy, Wellington Medical Practice, Wellington, Telford, TF1 1PZ 

Tel: 01952 258820

 

Opening times At Wellington Pharmacy

   

Monday

08:00 - 23:00

Tuesday

08:00 - 23:00

Wednesday

08:00 - 23:00

Thursday

08:00 - 23:00

Friday

08:00 - 23:00

Saturday

08:00 - 22:00

Sunday

09:00 - 20:00

 

The other pharmacies below also offer the service and may be closer to your home/work.

 

A S Kitching Ltd, Oakengates

Anstice Pharmacy, Madeley

Aqueduct Pharmacy

Asda Pharmacy, Malinsgate

Asda Pharmacy, Donnington Wood

Boots The Chemist, Newport

Boots The Chemist, Forge Retail Park

Boots The Chemist, Telford Town Centre

Boots The Chemist, Wellington

Boots The Chemist, Shawbirch

Ironbridge Pharmacy

Lawley Pharmacy

Lloyds Pharmacy, Oakengates

Lloyds Pharmacy, Webb House, Dawley

Lloyds Pharmacy, High Street, Dawley

Lloyds Pharmacy, Donnington

Lloyds Pharmacy, Market Square, Wellington

Lloyds Pharmacy, Chapel Lane, Wellington

Malinslee Pharmacy

Priorslee Pharmacy

Rowlands Pharmacy, Sutton Hill

Woodside Pharmacy

Your Neighbourhood Professionals Pamela Collins
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Chapel Lane, Wellington, Telford, TF1 1PZ
  • Telephone 01952 226000
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