Minor Ailments Scheme

Patients are able to self-refer to a local pharmacy for the treatment of the following conditions, no appointment is required:

  • Acne
  • Ear Ache
  • Athletes Foot
  • Back Pain
  • Chesty Cough
  • Chicken Pox
  • Cold Sores
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constipation
  • Cystitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dry Cough
  • Ear Wax
  • Fever
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Hay Fever
  • Headache
  • Headlice
  • Indigestion
  • Insect Bites/Stings
  • Mouth Ulcers
  • Nappy Rash
  • Scabies
  • Soft Tissue Injury
  • Teething
  • Threadworm
  • Toothache
  • Vaginal Thrush
  • Warts/Verrucae

If you do not normally pay for your prescription then you will not pay for the treatment you receive from the Pharmacy. Those that do normally pay for prescriptions will usually pay less than the cost of a NHS Prescription. Children and adults over 60 are also free.

Local Pharmacies

The following pharmacies are participating in the Minor Ailments Scheme:

Abbey Pharmacy
12a Abbey Parade
Merton High Street
SW19 1DG

Nelson Pharmacy
304 Kingston Road
Raynes Park
SW20 8LX

Rowlands Pharmacy
43 St Helier Avenue