Pharmacy First Minor Ailment Scheme

Pharmacy First is a new minor ailments scheme that is running as a pilot in the area covered by Birmingham, Solihull and the Black Country Area team. It enables patients to access a free medicines service without having to visit their doctor, Accident and Emergency or the walk-in centre.

Patients who are registered at participating surgeries can access the service up to three times in six months for treatment for a variety of listed conditions:

Pharmacies offering this scheme in Halesowen are Evergreen Pharmacy, Hawne Chemist and Manor Pharmacy.

  • Acute cough
  • Acute fever
  • Acute headache
  • Bites and Stings
  • Cold and Flu
  • Cold sores (on lips only)
  • Constipation (Adults and children over 16 only)
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dry skin/simple eczema
  • Dyspepsia
  • Earache
  • Hayfever
  • Vaginal thrush
  • Sore throat
  • Head lice
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Nappy rash
  • Sunburn