Services Database Community Pharmacy Minor Ailment Service Pharmacy First (Calderdale Area)
This service allows the pharmacist to provide advice (including printed information) and support to people on the management of minor ailments, including where necessary, the supply of medicines (free of charge to those exempt from prescription charges) for the treatment of the minor ailment, for those people who would have otherwise gone to their GP for a prescription.
The Minor Ailment Service is to be provided by a pharmacist accredited by the AT to provide the service.
Location of service
West Yorkshire LPC
Method of commissioning
NHS Enhanced service (AT)
Source of funding
Minor ailment service
Other organisations involved
A one off set up fee of £50 to cover SOP development, developing and implementing an action plan to ensure that service specifications are delivered, attending the AT training session and informing and training pharmacy staff. £3.75 per consultation. Medicines will be reimbursed based on the Drug Tariff, Chemist and Druggist cost price or wholesalers list price.
This service is available in the Calderdale area only.