Important - NHS services across the North West are experiencing extremely high demand at the moment – this includes GP practices and the 111 service which are both extremely busy. If you need advice for an every-day illness or injury, please either contact your local pharmacy for help or look at the self-care advice that’s available on-line from the NHS at www.nhs.uk. If you want to check your symptoms, there is an on-line symptom checker available at 111.nhs.uk, which will re-direct you to a health professional if you need to be seen by someone. If you have persistent symptoms that are not getting better, contact your practice for advice
Pasture Road Health Centre, Pasture Road, Moreton Wirral, CH46 8SA
Telephone: 0151 522 0099
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Moreton Health Clinic, 8-14 Chadwick Street, Moreton, Wirral, CH46 7XA | Telephone: 0151 522 0099
Prescribing of over the counter medicines is changing
NHS England have published guidance to GPs advising them not to routinely prescribe over the counter medicines for certain conditions
NHS England have advised GPs not to give a prescriptions for the treatment of 35 common conditions
Your GP, nurse or pharmacist will not generally give you a prescription for over the counter medicines for a range of minor health concerns.
Instead, over the counter medicines are available to buy in a pharmacy or supermarket in your local community
The team of health professionals at your local pharmacy can offer help and clinical advice to manage minor health concerns and if your symptoms suggest it is more serious they will ensure you get the care you need all without the need for an appointment just pop in and ask
Please see the link below for more information on the changes and a list of the minor illnesses that can be seen by your local pharmacist.