Services Database Minor Ailments Scheme (Across Dudley, Sandwell, West Birmingham and Wolverhampton – 4 LPCs Involved)

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Please note, this service is commissioned by the following Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs): Dudley CCG, Sandwell & West Birmingham CCG and Wolverhampton CCG. Therefore, the following LPCs have the same minor ailment service in their areas:

  • Birmingham LPC;
  • Dudley LPC;
  • Sandwell LPC; and
  • Wolverhampton City LPC

The service has only been added onto the Services Database under this entry to avoid duplication.

The Pharmacy First Minor Ailments Service is primarily designed as a “walk in” service so that patients exempt from prescription charges of all ages can access self-care advice for the treatment of minor ailments and, where appropriate, be supplied with over the counter medicines, without the requirement to attend their GP practice for an appointment and prescription.

This scheme is available to patients exempt from prescription charges who are registered with a participating General Practice in Dudley, Sandwell & West Birmingham and Wolverhampton CCG areas. Patients can access the scheme up to a maximum of 6 times in a 12-month period.

Location of service

Birmingham & Solihull LPC


Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Service type

Minor ailment service

Other organisations involved


Start date:
End date:




Not known.


This service is available in Dudley, Sandwell, West Birmingham and Wolverhampton Clinical Commissioning Group areas.