Extended pharmacy services

All Community Pharmacies across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin can offer a wide range of professional advice and treatment for minor illnesses. Due to an agreement between community pharmacies and NHS England, an extended service has been developed that will allow certain community pharmacies to independently assess and treat some conditions that people would usually need to visit a GP practice for.

The agreement covers a variety of minor illnesses including urinary tract infections (UTIs), some skin infections, ear and eye infections.

Pharmacists are able to supply medicines to treat the conditions, or to recommend over the counter medicines. If people are exempt from paying for prescriptions, they won’t have to pay for medicines that would normally be prescribed by the GP.

Use the tabs below for further information about participating pharmacies.

To find a pharmacy that offers the contraceptive pill without a prescription, please follow this link. 

To find a pharmacy that offers free blood pressure checks, please follow this link.

Before heading into your pharmacy, it's advisable to ring ahead and check availability.

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Page last updated 1 February 2024