Lloyds Pharmacy Rosebery Avenue
Lloyds Rosebery Avenue now offer the following clinical services in addition to their Minor Ailments service:
- Smoking Cessation
- Weight Loss Service
- This is a private service costing patients £260 a month. This includes access to an app and personal trainer alongsife lifestyle and dietary advice. Monthly visits to the pharmacy for weight, BMI monitoring and appetite suppressing injection, Saxenda.
- UTI for patients aged 18-65
- Shingles on body only
- Skin and nail infections and infected bites. Pharmacy can prescribe a 5 day course of Flucoxacillin only - no alternative antibiotic can be prescribed. If patient on other medication they may need to be referred on to GP.
Urinary Tract Infections
Woman aged between 16 and 65 with any of the following symptoms can contact any pharmacy to receive treatment for a UTI:
- burning or stinging sensation on passing urine
- need to pass urine urgently
- need to pass urine frequently.
If you are pregnant, have visible blood in your urine or have recurrent UTIs then please contact the surgery to make an appointment with a clinician.
For more details of UTI symptoms please click on the link below:
To find out if your community pharmacy can treat you for a UTI please click on the link below:
If you are female aged between 16 and 60 you can buy antifungal medicine from pharmacies if you have had thrush diagnosed in the past and you know the symptoms.
For more details of symptoms of thrush please click on the link to the NHS website below:
If you suffer hayfever symptoms and are registered with a GP practice you can use the Pharmacy First service offered by local community pharmacies. Your local pharmacist will give you advice and provide medicine to treat your hayfever symptoms free of charge. For children under 1 year old with allergies or hayfever symptoms please book a telephone or video appointment with a GP.
You usually only need to see your GP if:
- you can't control your symptoms with over-the-counter medications, or you have troublesome side effects caused by the medication
- you are experiencing persistent complications of hay fever, such as worsening asthma or repeated episodes of sinusitis
- the pattern of your symptoms is unusual, such as occurring during the winter or only at your workplace (it is likely that another substance other than pollen is responsible, and further testing will be needed to confirm this)
For more information and self-help with hay-fever please click on the links below:
Pharmacy First Scotland
NHS Pharmacy First Scotland is an NHS service provided by your local community pharmacy.
If you have a minor illness, a pharmacy is the first place you should go for advice.
You do not usually need an appointment and you can go to any pharmacy.
Your local pharmacist or a trained member of the pharmacy team will give you advice and provide medicine if needed. They may need to refer you to another healthcare professional such as your GP practice, dentist, optometrist or another NHS service if they feel your condition needs further investigation or more specialist care.
Your pharmacist can advise you about conditions such as:
Self Treatment and Local Pharmacy (Including UTI)
We've provided links below to information on the most common minor ailments. GPs spend a deal of time each day advising patients on ailments which will get better by themselves.
Please help yourself by following the advice on NHS Inform before you ask to see a doctor or nurse - if you continue to have a problem, we will be happy to see you.