The practice is unable to prescribe sedation for Fear of Flying.  Please read the following document for details: Sedatives Prescribing for Fear of Flying 

To maintain patient safety from the 1st of October 2021 all prescription requests must include drug name, strength and dose.

Unless there is an exceptional circumstance or a patient has a long term condition patients will need to buy the following self-care medicines over-the-counter:

  • Pain killers for minor aches and pains
  • Tonics, vitamins and health supplements
  • Ear wax removers
  • Lozenges, throat sprays, mouthwashes, gargles and toothpastes
  • Indigestion remedies for occasional use
  • Creams for bruising, tattoos, and scars
  • Hair removal creams
  • Moisturisers and bath additives for dry skin
  • Sun creams
  • Foods and food supplements
  • Pain relief cream/ointment for short-term use
  • Oral antihistamines for hay fever 
  • Decongestant nasal sprays and tablets
  • Teething gels and mouth ulcer products
  • Vaginal moisturisers (for example lubricant gels and creams)
  • Warts and verruca paints            
  • Heparinoid gel/cream
  • Antiperspirants        
  • Antifungal treatments (for example for athletes foot)
  • Treatments for bites and stings    
  • Treatments for cold sores  
  • Antibacterial eye drops
  • Treatment for diarrhoea     
  • Head lice treatments          
  • Treatments for infant colic 
  • Creams/ointments for nappy rash                       
  • Threadworm treatments
  • Treatments for vaginal thrush
  • Haemorrhoids treatment
  • Cough preparations           
  • Eye care products (for example blepharitis wipes)
  • Probiotics     
  • Treatments for mild acne   
  • Dandruff and cradle cap treatments        
  • Baby milks (unless a clinical need for a specialist milk)
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