The advantage of the minor ailment scheme is that you can walk into Pelican Pharmacy without making any appointment and collect your medication for your minor illnesses.

If you are registered with a doctor in Altrincham, Timperley, Sale or any other Trafford registered GP surgery and are eligible for FREE NHS prescriptions*, you can get free treatment for the following minor illnesses:

Conditions covered include:

  • Acne
  • Athletes foot
  • Bites and Stings
  • Chicken Pox
  • Cold Sores
  • Contact Dermatitis / Rash
  • Conjunctivitis (eye infection)
  • Constipation
  • Cough and cold
  • Cystitis
  • Diarrhoea
  • Ear Ache
  • Eczema
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Hay fever
  • Headache
  • Headlice
  • Heartburn and Indigestion
  • Mouth Ulcers
  • Nappy rash
  • Sore throat
  • Teething
  • Threadworm
  • Thrush
  • Warts / Verruca

To get this free treatment, you will need to have a consultation with the pharmacist in Pelican Pharmacy.

For more information about this free service, please click into this link from the NHS Choices website.

*To qualify for FREE NHS prescriptions, you must be under 16 or over 60 years of age, hold an NHS exemption certificate or receive certain benefits.