Woodville Surgery

71 Burton Road, Woodville, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 7JE
01283 217 036

Pharmacy First – medication without seeing a GP……

Who is the service for?
• If you have any of the minor ailments listed on this leaflet pharmacy first leaflet and don’t normally pay NHS prescription charges, then any medicines supplied (if deemed appropriate) under the Pharmacy First Scheme will be FREE.
• If you do pay for your prescriptions, then the cost of the medicine(s)
should be much less than the current prescription charges.
• No treatment can be provided for children of less than three months of age. Babies less than three months old should be treated by their GP.
• There is no upper age limit so older family members may be included, and of course all children up to 16 years of age and full time students up to 18 years are eligible to use the service.
Why visit the pharmacy?
• Pharmacists are trained to treat minor ailments.
• You will not have to visit your GP for a prescription.
• Your GP will be able to spend more time treating patients with more serious illnesses.
• This is a confidential, high quality service, designed to meet the needs of the patient.