Services Database Minor Ailments Service (Sutton & Merton Areas)

Service ID



The service is a management of minor ailments provided by community pharmacists within Sutton.

The service is a fast track referral service that allows patients:

  • to be referred from General Practice or a Walk-in Centre to a community pharmacy for appropriate treatment;
  • self-referral by Sutton & Merton CCG registered patients to a Sutton & Merton CCG Community pharmacy for suitable treatment; and
  • referral from drug & Alcohol team, GP out of hours services, opticians and dentists and NHS 111.

Community pharmacists will take part in a patient survey of the service. Community pharmacists will be expected to provide at least 25 survey forms.

Location of service

Sutton, Merton & Wandsworth LPC


NHS England

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

NHS England

Service type

Minor ailment service

Other organisations involved


Start date:
End date:




Not known.


This service is available in the Merton CCG & Sutton CCG areas only.