Here is a list of useful medicines and dressings. Keep them in a box or cupboard well out of children's reach. Your local pharmacy can give more help.
Paracetamol tablets (Adult, for fever and pain) Paracetamol liquid "Calpol" (children, fever and pain)
Aspirin Soluble (Adults only, for fever. Gargle for sore throats)
Antihistamine tablets (Adults only, for bites, hay fever and allergic rashes)
Menthol Crystals (inhale with steam for blocked nose / sinuses) Calamine liquid (soothes itching) Antiseptic cream and solution Selection of sticking plasters 3 inch crepe bandage Cotton wool Thermometer
Care at the chemist is a scheme that allows you to obtain medicines to treat certain illnesses from your local pharmacy without having to go to your doctors first. If you do not pay for your prescriptions you will not have to first aid.jpg - 4.56 Kbpay for any medicines supplied through the scheme. A list of conditions treated through this scheme can be obtained at the surgery or at your pharmacy. Many common problems can be treated at home without the need to consult a doctor.