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

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