Pharmacy First – (Minor Ailment Scheme)

Health advice without an appointment, go to your pharmacy first!





Pharmacists across Newham can give you advice on a range of minor health problems for FREE.

With the Pharmacy First Scheme – (Minor Ailments), your pharmacist can treat you for minor health problems without an appointment.

Minor health problems include:

Sore Throat Insect Bites & Stings Athletes Foot
Cold Soft Tissue Injury Head Lice
High-Temperature Constipation Mouth Ulcers
Headaches Diarrhoea Back Pain
Indigestion Vaginal Thrush Teething

The Pharmacy First Scheme – (Minor Ailment Scheme) is FREE for all patients that do not pay for prescriptions.

However, if you normally pay for prescriptions the pharmacist can still provide advice and medicines for a reasonable price.

For more information about Pharmacy First Scheme – (Minor Ailment Scheme), talk to your local pharmacy, or visit to find out if your pharmacy is participating.


You can now contact us online about medical, administrative or prescription queries by clicking on the ‘Consult with your Doctor Online’ tab on the Practice website.

This short online form is the quickest and simplest way for the majority of our patients to access our clinical or administrative team for assistance. Our Practice phones lines remain open for anyone with accessibility needs who might find it difficult completing this form.

Please do not use the online form for urgent or emergency requests.

The submitted forms will only be read during Practice opening hours. The forms will not be read over the weekends or on bank holidays.

Please contact 111 during our out of hours or 999 if this is an emergency