The New Webpage for Kellsall Medical Centre

Pharmacy First is a scheme that allows you to access the advice and treatments available from pharmacies for many minor health complaints directly, without needing a doctors appointment / prescription.

If you don’t pay for prescriptions from your doctor, then any medicine supplied to you from the pharmacy will also be free of charge.

There are two levels of service:

Level 1 Core Service:
• Should be available at all times the pharmacy is open.
• Patients receive a consultation, advice and supply of medicine(s) if appropriate for the following conditions:

  • Cold and Flu
  • Diarrhoea and vomiting
  • Fever
  • Management of Head lice
  • Sore Throat
  • Cough
  • Worms
  • Acne (Mild to Moderate) (Aged 12 years and over)
  • Athlete’s Foot (Aged 12 years and over)
  • Constipation (Aged 7 years and over)
  • Eczema / Dermatitis (Mild)
  • Hay Fever
  • Indigestion / Dyspepsia (Aged 18 and over)
  • Pain (Aged 3 months and older)
  • Piles (Aged 18 years and older)
  • Warts / Verrucae (Aged 5 years and older)

Level 2 Service:
• Prescription only medicines offered by a limited number of pharmacies.
• Patients receive a consultation, advice and a supply of medicine for the following conditions:

  • Cystitis in women (Aged 18-65)
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Thrush in infants
  • Hay Fever
  • Impetigo (Aged 1 years and over)
  • Vaginal Thrush (Aged 16 to 60 years)

Download a list of pharmacies providing the service as well as the level of service they offer. Kelsall and Tarvin chemists provide Level 1 and 2 services.

Follow this link for more information: https://www.westcheshireccg.nhs.uk/default.aspx?404;http://www.westcheshireccg.nhs.uk:80/contactus/localhealthservices/pharmacy.html