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What are the benefits of using the Pharmacy First Sore Throat Service?

The Pharmacy First Service in Northampton is quick, convenient, and saves you time waiting at the GP surgery. Plus, our pharmacists are experts in minor ailments and can offer valuable advice on managing your sore throat. This service is designed to relieved pressure on GP surgeries right across the region and as far away as Rugby, Kettering and Corby.

Are there any home remedies I can try to ease my sore throat?

Yes, try gargling with warm salt water, sucking on lozenges, drinking plenty of fluids, and getting plenty of rest. If this doesn’t work, then you can visit Touchwood Pharmacy’s Northampton branches for further advice.

What does the Pharmacy First Sore Throat Service involve?

Our pharmacist at Touchwood Pharmacy Northampton (NN2, NN5) will ask about your symptoms, take your temperature if needed, and recommend the best course of action. This could include over-the-counter medications, home remedies, or referral to a GP if necessary.

Call today or book your appointment online for Pharmacy First Sore Throat Service Northampton Touchwood Pharmacy