Choose Pharmacy Service Launched in Wales
Published on: 14 Mar 2016
The Choose Pharmacy service, which is similar to the proposed Minor Ailment Scheme in Ireland, allows Welsh pharmacists to offer treatment for minor medical conditions.
The scheme is intended to free up GPs to deal with more seriously ill or injured patients. It is estimated minor conditions account for up to 18 per cent of GP’s workloads in the UK and eight per cent of A&E visits.
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