There are many conditions that you no longer need to be seen by a doctor to receive treatment. Your local pharmacy can treat many of these conditions free of charge.
Acne – patients over 12 years.
Athlete’s Foot – All patients.
Backache (acute episode) – Patients aged 20-50 years.
Chicken Pox – 4 weeks- 14years.
Conjunctivitis (bacterial) – patients over 2 years.
Constipation – patients over 18 years.
Dry Skin – all patients
Haemorrhoids – patients aged over 18.
Hay Fever – Patients over 2 years old.
Head Lice – all patients – comb will be supplied in first instance.
Indigestion and reflux – patients over 18 years.
Intertrigo (rash in the body folds/ sweat rash) / Ringworm – all patients
Nappy Rash – All patients without sign of infection.
Oral Thrush – patients older than 4 weeks.
Scabies – patients older than 2 years.
Sore throat and tonsillitis – all patients older than 3 months.
Teething – patients older than three months.
Threadworms – Patients older than 6 months.
Vaginal Thrush – only patients aged 16-60.
Warts and Verrucas – Patients older than 2 years of age
Pharmacies that are currently providing this service are:
Boots, Old Cwmbran
Boots, Town Centre, Cwmbran
Pontnewydd Pharmacy, Cwmbran
All Lloyds Pharmacy
Shil Pharmacy, Thornhill
Available Monday - Saturday