Minor illness clinic

We run a Minor Illness Clinic most days with our Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Jen Ryan, Naraindranath Jagroo and others. They are able to prescribe medicines. The following ailments can be dealt with and the appropriate medicines prescribed, where necessary:

  • Acute Asthma/Asthma Attack         
  • Back Pain         
  • Boils/Warts/Verrucas         
  • Cellulitis        
  • Chest Infections         
  • Colds     
  • Cold Sores         
  • Conjunctivitis         
  • Coughs         
  • Cystitis        
  • Earache/Ear Infection        
  • Eczema
  • Emergency Contraceptive Pill
  • Exacerbation of COPD
  • Fever
  • Flu
  • Gout  
  • Hayfever
  • Headlice
  • Impetigo
  • Infected Wounds
  • Ingrowing Toenail
  • Insect Bites and Stings
  • Mastitis
  • Pill Checks (every 6 months)
  • Rashes
  • Sinusitis – Congestion in head and nose
  • Sore Eyes/Styes
  • Sore Throat
  • Sunburn
  • Threadworm
  • Thrush
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

This list is NOT exhaustive and you should consider seeing an ANP in the first instance as you will be given a 50% longer appointment time.

Please note the Minor Illness Clinic is for adults and children over 6 weeks.

Advanced Nurse Practitioners are listed on the online appointments system as Community Practitioners.

Please be aware of the new guidance regarding over-the-counter medicines and prescriptions for these items.

New Guidance Document