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Changes to the Prescribing of Over the Counter Medications Posted on 3 Mar 2021

Your GP, nurse or pharmacist will not generally give you a prescription for over the counter medicines for a range of minor health concerns.

Instead, over the counter medicines are readily available to buy in a pharmacy or supermarket in your local community.

The team of health professionals at your local pharmacy can offer help and clinical advice to manage minor health concerns and if your symptoms suggest it's more serious, they will ensure that you get the care you need.

PLEASE HELP THE NHS TO USE RESOURCES SENSIBLY.

Please read the leaflet below for more information: 

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