Every year millions of GP appointments and
visits to A&E take place for minor illnesses which could actually be treated elsewhere Community pharmacists are qualified healthcare
professionals They train for five years in managing minor
illnesses and the use of medicines before they qualify Pharmacists offer clinical advice on how to
effectively and safely manage a range of minor health concern such as coughs and colds, sore
throats, tummy troubles, aches and pains and many more. They can assess symptoms, recommend the best
course of treatment and provide reassurance And if symptoms suggest it’s something more
serious, they have the right clinical training to make sure you get the help you need. We stand together. Doctors… Pharmacists…and
the wider NHS to keep you well. So make the most of the clinical skills and expertise
of your pharmacist Don’t wait for minor health concerns to
get worse. Speak to your local pharmacy team to get advice right there and then, no appointments
needed. Help Us, Help You Before it gets worse