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Care at the Chemist

minor_illnessYou can collect a passbook from the chemist which allows you 6 visits to your pharmacist if you are suffering from any of the minor ailments in the scheme. All pharmacies in Heywood and Middleton and most Rochdale pharmacies can provide this service.

Excluded Pharmacies

  • L Rowland’s & Co Ltd, Milnrow Health Centre, Stonefield Street Milnrow
  • Lloyds, 8 Harehill Road, Rochdale
  • Alliance Pharmacy, 131 Manchester Old Road Middleton

How much does it cost?

If you do not pay for your prescriptions this treatment is free. If you do pay for prescriptions this treatment will be same as a prescription charge or the price of the medication (Whichever is cheaper).

Are you suffering from one of these conditions?

  • Allergies/Bites & Stings
  • Athlete’s Foot
  • Cold Sores
  • Constipation
  • Cough/Cold/Sneezing
  • Diarrhoea
  • Head Lice
  • Headache/Temperature/Fever
  • Indigestion/Heartburn
  • Mouth Ulcers
  • Nappy Rash
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Sore Throat
  • Teething
  • Threadworms
  • Vaginal Thrush

You don’t need to wait to see your doctor as you can get advice and treatment from your community pharmacy.

If you are pregnant or breast feeding, and babies under 3 months old are not eligible for the scheme.

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