Pharmacy First

Allows patients to access FREE advice/or treatment for uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infection in women aged between 16 and 65 and Impetigo in patients over 2 years old.

The service is available in community pharmacies across Scotland.

Your pharmacist will ask you about your symptoms in order to give you the right advice.

There are some exclusions which can prevent your pharmacist from treating you and you may need to be referred to your GP.

If you have any of the following symptoms please speak to your Pharmacy first before going to your doctor or A&E.

Urinary Tract Infection

Are you a women aged between 16 and 65 with any of the following:

  • Burning or stinging sensation on passing urine?

  • Need to pass urine frequently?

  • Need to pass urine urgently?

Impetigo for children over 2years old

Do you have any of the following:

  • Minor skin infection on one area of the body?

  • Red sores that pop easily and leave a yellow crust?

  • Fluid-filled blisters?

  • Itchy rash?

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