NHS launches new Pharmacy First Service

The NHS has launched its' new Pharmacy First services. For the first time ever, community pharmacies in England can offer NHS consultations and supply prescription-only medicines without a prescription from a GP for seven common conditions.  As part of our new triage system, patients may be referred to a local pharmacy for a range of minor ailments and now the seven conditions above if they meet the criteria for referral.


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Published on 8th Mar 2024