Transform Your Healthcare Experience with Pharmacy First Professional Care for Common Illnesses Without the Wait.

 At Aroga Pharmacy, we are proud to participate in the Pharmacy First initiative, an innovative programme by NHS England designed to provide you with professional healthcare advice, treatments, and medicines for common illnesses.

With Pharmacy First, you can get the care you need without the hassle of scheduling a GP appointment or getting a prescription. Instead, you can directly consult our trained pharmacists who will assess your symptoms and provide appropriate guidance and medications.

This initiative ensures that you receive timely and effective care for conditions like sinusitis, sore throat, infected insect bites, and more.

How Pharmacy First Works?

The Pharmacy First scheme allows you to consult with our trained pharmacists who can assess your symptoms, offer guidance, and supply appropriate medications when necessary.
This programme is tailored to address common, self-limiting conditions such as mild infections or allergies, ensuring you receive timely care without overburdening general practitioner services.

Benefits of Pharmacy First 

What to Expect During Treatment?

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How to Access
Pharmacy First?

You can access treatment by booking an appointment with us. We offer the convenience of online booking, and you can also be directed to us by GP receptionists, NHS 111, or providers of emergency care.


Usual prescription charges will apply for the treatment of the listed conditions. Patients who are already exempt from prescription charges will continue to be exempt.

Important Considerations for Pharmacy First

When visiting the pharmacy for any of the conditions listed above, please inform the pharmacist if:  

Experience a New Level of Healthcare Convenience with Pharmacy First

By utilising the Pharmacy First programme, you benefit from a more convenient and swift solution for your minor health concerns, reducing the burden on GP services and making healthcare more accessible. It's a simple, efficient way to manage your health, ensuring you get the care you need without unnecessary delays.

Visit Aroga Pharmacy by booking an appointment with us. Our friendly team is here to take care of your minor health concerns, ensuring you receive the best possible care.