So what do pharmacies really offer?

  • Offer advice, guidance and medication for common illnesses such as coughs, colds, cold sores, thrush
  • Exchange your prescription for medication as prescribed by your GP
  • Give advice on medicines
  • Take your old and unwanted medicine from you and dispose of it safely
  • Offer advice and signpost you to services to help you lose weight, stop smoking or cut down on the amount of alcohol you drink