The Pharmacy First Scheme enables you to receive prescription medications, to treat a range of common conditions, direct from the pharmacist without a GP prescription.
If you don’t normally pay NHS prescription charges, then you can receive medicine supplied under the Pharmacy First scheme FREE of charge.
If you do pay for your prescriptions, then the cost of the medicine(s) should be much less than the current prescription charge.
The conditions covered by the scheme (click for protocols) are:
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