Minor Ailments Service

The list of what we can treat at Finney Pharmacy is extensive. We are easing the pressure of GPs and treating by our well-trained experience pharmacist. Finney pharmacy offers private minor ailments treatments in our pharmacy so, you don’t have to visit your GP for many minor ailments! Saving you time and energy!

As a local independent distance selling pharmacy, we have a special dedicated telephone line for medicinal advice services, or you can book online with a specific time slot that is convenient for you. Finney pharmacy has an easily accessible location in grange town, Sunderland and with just a quick consultation, we ensure a hassle-free service to all our patients. We have an online appointment booking system and don’t worry we can also book your appointment if you contact us by phone.

What We Can Treat At our Pharmacy

As a new pharmacy we are only able to do private minor ailment treatment services. Free NHS minor ailment scheme will be commissioned in the near future.

What minor ailments we can treat at Finney Pharmacy:

  • - Acne
  • – Athlete’s foot
  • – Backache
  • – Cold sores
  • – Constipation
  • – Conjunctivitis
  • – Contact Dermititis/Urticaria/Pruritus/Eczema
  • – Cough
  • – Cystitis
  • – Dandruff
  • – Diarrhoea
  • – Dry eyes
  • - Ear wax
  • – Gingivostomatitis
  • – Haemorrhoids (piles)
  • – Hay fever
  • – Head lice
  • – Indigestion/Heartburn/Tummy upset
  • - Acne
  • – Insect bites and stings
  • – Mouth ulcers
  • – Nappy rash
  • – Temperature/Aches/Pains
  • – Thread worms
  • – Thrush (Oral and Vaginal)
  • – Warts and verrucae

Some treatments are available on the NHS and others may only be available as private procedures. But one of our pharmacists will discuss treatment options with you, helping you make an informed decision.


Why Use Finney 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 Finney Pharmacy Minor Ailments Clinic in Grangetown. 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 Sunderland community.

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