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Clinics and Services

Minor Ailments

A minor ailments service allows you easy access to advice and treatment from your Community Pharmacy. This service compliments existing GP and Out of Hours services and may save the need for a doctor's appointment.healthy_apple

Who can use this service?

The patient must be exempt from prescription payments and be registered with an NHS Cambridgeshire GP practice. Patients who usually pay for their prescriptions may still consult the pharmacist but will be required to pay for any medicines they purchase over the counter.

No treatment can be provided to children of less than 3 months of age.

The minor ailments service can help you if you require emergency hormonal contraception or treatment for one of the following ailments:

Cold sores; conjunctivitis; constipation; cough; diarrhoea; earache; fungal skin infections; hayfever; headache; indigestion and infant gripes; nappy rash; nasal congestion; sore throat; temperature; threadworm; thrush.

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The specialist nurses hold minor illness clinics to deal with:

Upper Respiratory Tract

Sore throats, Earache / infections, Cough, Flu, Hayfever, Laryngitis

Abdomen

Indigestion, Diarrhoea and vomiting, Cystitis, Worms

Head, Neck and Back

Headaches, Backache - acute, Stiff neck

Gynaecology

Thrush / discharges, Missed pills, Mastitis, Emergency Contraception

Eyes and Skin

Conjunctivitis, Chicken pox, Scabies, Impetigo, Eczema, Nappy rash, Boils, Verrucae, Infected wounds, Ingrowing toenails, Head lice, Mouth infections

 


 

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The practice nurses see patients daily by appointment (pre-bookable). They offer general health checks including asthma, diabetes, blood pressure, heart disease and pill checks.

They treat minor injuries, change dressings, remove stitches, take cervical smears, and give adult/baby immunisations.

 
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