common ailments scheme in cardiff

Common Ailment Scheme

Are you wondering where you can access the Common Ailment Scheme in Cardiff? Look no further than Hopwoods Pharmacy.

We understand that minor ailments can sometimes disrupt your daily life and leave you feeling uncomfortable. That's why we're proud to offer the Common Ailments Scheme in Cardiff, a convenient and accessible service designed to provide you with prompt relief and support for common health concerns. Whether you're dealing with a pesky cough, bothersome skin rash, or irritating hay fever symptoms, our dedicated team is here to help you feel better quickly and effortlessly.

What is the Common Ailment Scheme?

The Common Ailments Scheme is a valuable initiative available through NHS Wales, aimed at providing timely treatment and advice for a range of minor health conditions without the need for a doctor's prescription. This scheme allows eligible individuals to visit participating pharmacies, like Hopwoods Pharmacy in Cardiff, and receive expert guidance free of charge.

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What We Can Treat

At Hopwoods Pharmacy, we're committed to providing comprehensive support and solutions for a wide range of minor health conditions under the Common Ailments Scheme in Cardiff. Common ailments covered by the scheme include:

  • Acne
  • Athletes Foot
  • Backache (acute) (aged 20-55)
  • Chickenpox (children under 14)
  • Conjunctivitis (bacterial) (over 2)
  • Constipation (over 18)
  • Dermatitis (acute)
  • Dry Eye
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Hayfever
  • Head Lice
  • Indigestion/reflux (over 12)
  • Intertrigo/ringworm
  • Mouth Ulcers (over 10)
  • Nappy rash
  • Oral thrush
  • Scabies (over 2)
  • Teething (over 3 months)
  • Threadworm (over 2)
  • Vaginal thrush (aged 16-60)
  • Verruca (over 2)

Any patient who lives in Wales, or is registered to a Welsh GP, is eligible to access the Common Ailments Scheme in Cardiff. Some treatments are available on the NHS and others may only be available as private services. Either way, your pharmacist will discuss treatment options with you so that you can make an informed choice.

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Why Come To Hopwoods Pharmacy For Common Ailments?

The Common Ailment Scheme in Cardiff offers several benefits for individuals seeking prompt and hassle-free healthcare solutions:

  • Convenience: With our conveniently located pharmacy in Cardiff, accessing healthcare for minor ailments has never been easier. Simply walk in during our opening hours, and our friendly team will be ready to assist you.
  • No Need for a Doctor's Appointment: Say goodbye to long wait times for doctor's appointments. Under the Common Ailment Scheme, you can receive timely treatment and advice directly from our experienced pharmacists without the need for a prescription.
  • Expert Guidance: Our pharmacists undergo extensive training and have in-depth knowledge of various minor health conditions and treatment options. You can trust our team to provide you with expert guidance and personalised recommendations tailored to your specific needs.
  • Comprehensive Care: From initial assessment to ongoing support and follow-up, our team is dedicated to providing you with comprehensive care every step of the way. We're here to answer your questions, address your concerns, and ensure that you receive the support you need to feel better quickly.

Visit Hopwoods Pharmacy's Common Ailment Scheme in Cardiff. We have private consultation rooms available should you prefer to be discrete and also offer consultations over the phone. We’re a friendly team of pharmacy professionals dedicated to improving the health of the Cardiff community.

Contact us for information or book your appointment today!