Minor Ailments


Minor Ailments

The list of what we can treat at Vision Pharmacy is extensive. We are a modern prescribing clinic that offers NHS and private treatments in-store, therefore if you are looking for treatment for minor ailments in Leicester, you have come to the right place.


What We Can Treat At our Pharmacy

This list gives an example of what minor ailments we treat in our pharmacy clinic:

– Acne
– Athlete’s foot
– Backache, earache or headache
– Diarrhoea, constipation or haemorrhoids (piles)
– Cough pain, nasal congestion and sore throat
– Emergency Hormonal Contraception
– Hay fever, eczema and allergies
– Head lice and threadworms
– Indigestion
– Mouth ulcers or cold sores
– Period pain and thrush
– Warts and verrucae

Some treatments are available on the NHS and others may only be available as private services. Either way, your pharmacist will discuss treatment options with you so that you can make an informed choice.



Why Come To Vision Pharmacy For Minor Ailments?

The benefit to you is the convenience of accessing treatment without having to see your GP first. This means you often don’t have to book an appointment. And even if you do, Pharmacy does not have waiting times as many GP surgeries do. Visiting your friendly high street pharmacy is quicker and easier plus we open on Saturdays!

Secondly, the NHS benefits. Being able to access treatment for minor conditions through your pharmacy eases the pressure off of GPs and A&E departments. So, you don’t need to visit a GP for a cough or lower back pain. Or pop into A&E for paracetamol!

But don’t worry. Our pharmacists are clinically trained to provide these treatments. Plus, we know when to refer you to your GP or to A&E. This way you know that you’re in the right place to receive the treatment you need.

Visit Vision Pharmacy’s Minor Ailments Clinic in Leicester. We have private consultation rooms available should you prefer to be discrete and also offer consultations over the phone. We’re a friendly team of pharmacy professionals dedicated to improving the health of the Leicester community.

Contact us today to book your appointment.

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