Pharmacy First

This is a service offered by a community pharmacy to treat minor ailments. If you do not pay for prescriptions, instead of requesting an appointment with a GP for any of the conditions listed below, the pharmacist will be able to treat you using many of the medicines you would get on prescription from your doctor.

Are you suffering from one of the following?

Headache/Earache/Temperature/Indigestion/Heartburn/Cough/Sore Throat/Blocked Nose/Head Lice/Hay Fever/Tummy Upset/Diarrhoea/Constipation/Thrush/Athletes Foot/Contact Dermatitis/Teething

The following local pharmacies can be used:

Dipton Pharmacy

Dixon & Hall Stanley

Lloyds Chemist


John Lowes, Queens Road Blackhill

Consett Pharmacies

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