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Same-Day Treatment for Impetigo at Touchwood Pharmacy with Pharmacy First

Impetigo: Conquer the Crusty Conquerors at Touchwood Pharmacy with Pharmacy First

Worried about those red, crusty sores raising flags on your skin? You might be facing an army of impetigo, a common and contagious bacterial infection. But don’t retreat. Touchwood Pharmacy is now equipped with the powerful Pharmacy First impetigo service, your fast-track to reclaiming your skin’s peace.

Pharmacy First empowers our expert pharmacists to diagnose and treat uncomplicated impetigo in adults and children aged 2+ directly, bypassing the need for a GP appointment. This translates to swifter access to treatment, reduced pressure on GP surgeries, and enhanced convenience for you when battling impetigo.

Here's how it works:

  1. Report to Touchwood Pharmacy Basecamp:  Simply march in during opening hours and inform our friendly team you’re seeking impetigo expertise.

  2. Confidential Strategy Session: We’ll conduct a private consultation to discuss your symptoms and medical history, understanding your unique situation.

  3. Dermatological Recon Mission: Our pharmacists will carefully examine the affected area to confirm an impetigo diagnosis.

  4. Targeted Antibiotic Assault: If impetigo is confirmed, we’ll instantly provide the appropriate topical antibiotic cream, such as fusidic acid, without requiring a GP visit.

  5. **Mission ** We’ll schedule a check-up call or consultation to monitor your progress and ensure the impetigo is retreating.

Benefits of the Pharmacy First Impetigo at Touchwood Pharmacy:

  • Same-day impetigo treatment: No more lengthy waits for GP appointments or prescriptions to start fighting back against impetigo.
  • Quick and efficient: Receive the care you need without navigating the complexities of a busy doctor’s office.
  • Expert guidance: Our pharmacists are impetigo treatment specialists, equipped to answer your questions and offer effective recommendations.
  • Supporting the healthcare ecosystem: Frees up valuable GP resources for more complex medical cases.

Remember, Pharmacy First impetigo is for uncomplicated cases in adults and children aged 2 and over. If you experience:

  • Fever or chills
  • Spreading or worsening sores
  • Facial swelling
  • Difficulty feeding (in children)

Please seek immediate medical attention from your GP or a hospital emergency department.

Touchwood Pharmacy stands firm as a frontline soldier in the fight against impetigo, proudly offering the Pharmacy First service to our community. We’re committed to providing accessible, high-quality healthcare. So, when impetigo attacks, don’t let it win. Head to Touchwood Pharmacy and experience the Pharmacy First impetigo service – your potent weapon for swift impetigo retreat.

Visit or call us today to learn more about how Touchwood Pharmacy’s Pharmacy First impetigo service can help you reclaim your skin’s health. We’re here to support you every step of the way.

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