The Minor Ailment Scheme is a service available for patients registered with GP practices in the Black Country.

Local pharmacies are a convenient way to get expert advice for the treatment of common ailments, including:

  • Athletes foot
  • Bites, stings, and allergies
  • Cold sores
  • Conjunctivitis 
  • Constipation
  • Cough and cold
  • Cystitis
  • Dermatitis/allergic rash
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dry skin (simple eczema)
  • Earache, pain and headache
  • Earwax
  • Fever (high temperature)
  • Flu
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Hayfever
  • Heartburn and indigestion
  • Infant decongestant
  • Mouth ulcers and teething
  • Nappy rash
  • Oral thrust
  • Scabies
  • Sore throat
  • Sprains and strains
  • Sunburn
  • Threadworm
  • Vaginal thrush
  • Warts and Verrucae

Your consultation will be with a qualified pharmacist in a private room if needed. The pharmacist can supply you with some medicines that would normally need a prescription without you having to see your GP first.

The consultation is free, and if the pharmacist agrees that you need medicine, they will be provided free of charge for people who get free prescriptions. 

We hope this service will reduce the number of people seeking treatment via a prescription from their GP or out of hours (OOH) provider, or via a walk-in centre or accident and emergency. 

Patients can register to access the service at the pharmacy and the patients' GP practice will be notified of any intervention via a secure email. Check with your local pharmacy to see if they provide this service.

Local pharmacies that are participating: 

Arcade Pharmacy

4 The Arcade, Upper Gornal, Dudley DY3 2DA

Bills Pharmacy

29 High Street, Kinver, Stourbridge DY7 6HF

Day Night Pharmacy

45 High Street., Stourbridge, DY9 8LQ

Day Night Pharmacy

20 Albion Street, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, DY5 3EE

Dispharma Retail Ltd

5 Bean Road, Dudley, West Midlands DY2 8TH

Dixons Green Pharmacy

75a Dixons Green Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY2 7DJ

Dudley Wood Pharmacy

2 Bush Road, Dudley DY2 0BH

Evergreen Pharmacy

161 Coombs Road, Halesowen, Dudley B62 8AF

Gornal Wood Pharmacy

18 Abbey Road, Gornal Wood, Dudley DY3 2PG

Grange Pharmacy

8 Howley Grange Road, Halesowen, Dudley B62 0HN

Hawne Chemist

177 Stourbridge Road, Halesowen, Dudley B63 3UD

Ian McArdle Ltd

92 High Street, Brierley Hill, Dudley DY5 3AP

Jhoots Chemist Limited

Brierley Hill Health & Social Care Ctr, Off Little Cottage Street, Brierley Hill DY5 1RG

Jhoots Pharmacy

100A Milking Bank, Dudley DY1 2TY

JT Egginton Ltd

Abbey Road, Lower Gornal, Dudley DY3 2PG

Knights Chemist LTD

178 Stourbridge Road, Holly Hall, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 2ER

Lad Chemist LTD

30 Madeley Road, High Acres, Kingswinford, Dudley DY6 8PF

Lye Pharmacy

37 High Street, Lye DY9 8LF

Manor Pharmacy

12 Manor Lane, Halesowen, Dudley B62 8PY

Milan Chemist

137 Halesowen Road, Netherton, Dudley DY2 9PY

Millard and Bullock

Unit 2, Josiah House, Castle Street, Coseley, WV14 9DD

Murrays Lion Health Medical Centre, Lowdnes Road, Stourbridge, DY8 3SS
Murrays St James Medical Practice, Malthouse Drive Dudley, DY1 2BY

Northway Pharmacy

6 Alderwood Precinct, The Northway, Sedgley, Dudley DY3 3QY

Pharmaco Halesowen ltd t/a Colley Gate Pharmacy

118 Colley Gate, Halesowen, West Midlands, B63 2BU

Priory Community Pharmacy

95-97 Priory Road, Dudley DY1 4EH

The Broadway Pharmacy

95 The Broadway, Norton, Stourbridge DY8 3HX

Village pharmacy

9 Market Street, Kingswinford, Dudley DY6 9JS

Woodsetton Pharmacy

The Health Centre, 41 BOURNE STREET, Woodsetton, Dudley DY3 1AF

Wrens Nest Pharmacy

The Greens Health Centre, 100 Maple Green, Wrens Nest Road, Dudley, DY1 3QZ



Asda Superstore, Wednesbury Oak Road, Tipton DY4 0BP  

Ashworth Pharmacy Ltd

211A Queens Road, Smethwick, Warley B67 6NX  
Boots Pharmacy  Unit 2 Gt Bridge Rtl Park, Great Bridge Street, West Bromwich B70 0EN  




ChurchView Pharmacy

249 Halesowen Road, Cradley Heath B64 6JD


Dalvair Pharmacy

479 Bearwood Road, Smethwick B66 4DH


Duggal Chemist

75 Park Lane East, Tipton, West Midlands DY4 8RP  

Dunstones Chemist

62 Mallin Street, Smethwick, Warley B66 1QZ


Forrest D P Ltd

145 Hamstead Road, Great Barr, Birmingham B43 5BB


Friar Park Chemist

158 Crankhall Lane, Wednesbury WS10 0EB  

Great Bridge Pharmacy

30 Great Bridge, Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 7EW  

Haden Vale Pharmacy

50 Barrs Road, Cradley Heath B64 7HG


Hill Top Pharmacy

1 Pottery Road, Oldbury, Warley B68 9EX


Hingley M E J and Co Ltd

Regis Medical Centre, Darby Street, Rowley Regis B65 0BA


Ingrams Chemist

351 High Street, West Bromwich B70 9QG


Jhoots Healthcare Limited

Rowley Village, Rowley Regis, Warley B65 9HJ


Jhoots Pharmacy Limited

8 Birmingham Road, Great Barr, Birmingham B43 6NR


Jubilee Pharmacy

2 Upper Russell Street, Wednesbury WS10 7AR  

Khaira Pharmacy

6A High Street, West Bromwich B70 6JX


Langley Pharmacy

21 Langley High Street, Langley, Oldbury B69 4SN



52 Lodge Road, West Bromwich B70 8PA  

Lyng Pharmacy

1 Lyng Lane, West Bromwich B70 7RW


MAKS Chemist Ltd T/A Michaels Chemist

262 High Street, Smethwick, Warley B66 3NL



60 High Street, Smethwick, Warley B66 1DS  

Masters Pharmacy

182-184 Vicarage Road, Oldbury, Warley B68 8JB


New Street Pharmacy

4 New Street, Hill Top, West Bromwich B70 0HN


Oldbury Pharmacy (trading as BD Healthcare Ltd)

196 Causeway Green Road, Oldbury, Warley B68 8LS


Park Lane Pharmacy

3 Park Lane, Wednesbury WS10 9PR  

PCT Healthcare Ltd t/a Murray C G and Son Ltd

232 Halesowen Road, Cradley Heath, Warley B64 6HN  

Peaches Pharmacy

185 Halesowen Road, Old Hill, Cradley Heath, Warley B64 6HF


Portway Pharmacy

Tividale Family Practice, 51A New Birmingham Road, Tividale, Oldbury B69 2JQ  

Regent Street Chemists

Smethwick Medical Ctr, Regent Street, Smethwick, Warley B66 3BQ


Rk Pharmacy

90 Lewisham Road, Smethwick, Warley B66 2DD


Rowley Pharmacy

352 Oldbury Road, Rowley Regis, Warley B65 0QH  

Sandwell Pharmacy

85 Church Vale, West Bromwich, B71 4DH


Sidhu Pharmacy

369 High Street, West Bromwich B70 9QL

Smethwick Pharmacy  9-10 Tollgate Precinct, High Street, Smethwick, B67 7RA  
Stone Cross Pharmacy  150-152 Walsall Road, Stone Cross, West Bromwich B71 3HP  

Tesco Instore Pharmacy

Fox Oak Street, Cradley Heath B64 5HJ


Tividale Pharmacy

213 Regent Road, Tividale B69 1RZ


Victoria Pharmacy

Victoria Health Centre, 5A Suffrage Street, Smethwick, B66 3PZ


Vishnu Pharmacy

57 Hurst Road, Smethwick, Warley B67 6LY


Walkers Pharmacy

377 Queslett Road, Birmingham, B43 7HB


Wednesbury Pharmacy

140 Crankhall Lane, Wednesbury, WS10 0ED  

West Bromwich pharmacy

19 West Gate Plaza, Moor Street, West Bromwich B70 7AD  

Yew Tree Pharmacy

20 Redwood Road, Yew Tree Estate, Walsall WS5 4LB  

Your Prescriptions Ltd T/A Al Shafa

93 Shireland Road, Smethwick B66 4QJ


Acorn Pharmacy

41 Castle Drive, Willenhall, West Midlands, WV12 4QY

BDS Pharmacy

Unit 11, Park Hall Estate, Liskeard Road, Walsall WS5 3EY

Beacon Pharmacy

81 Collingwood Drive, Great Barr, Birmingham B43 7JW

Bloxwich Pharmacy

169 High Street, Bloxwich, Walsall, WS3 3LH

Broadstone Pharmacy  63A Broadstone Avenue, Leamore, Walsall, WS3 1ER

Broadway Pharmacy

4 Hawes Close, Broadway, Walsall WS1 3HG

Brutons Pharmacy

26A Hall Street East, Rough hay, Darlaston, WS10 8PL

Brutons Pharmacy

101 High Street, Moxley, Wednesbury WS10 8RT

Coalpool Pharmacy

140 Dartmouth Ave, Coalpool, Walsall WS3 1SP

Harden Pharmacy  1 Chestnut Road, Harden, Walsall, WS3 1BB

I-Dispense Ltd

2 Field Road, Bloxwich, Walsall WS3 3JE
I-Dispense Ltd 126 Lichfield Street, Walsall, West Midlands, WS1 2BU

Larvic Ismail Pharmacy

Unit 2, 73 Milton Street, Palfrey, Walsall WS1 4AT

Larvic Pharmacy

Milton House, 151 Wednesbury Road, Walsall WS1 4JQ

Manor Pharmacy

59 Forrester Street, Walsall WS2 9PL

Medical Centre Pharmacy

40 Gomer Street, Croft Street Medical Centre, Willenhall WV13 2DR

Medisure Pharmacy

49 Brace Street, Walsall, WS1 3PS

Medisure Pharmacy

Little London Surgery, Little London, Caldmore, Walsall, WS1 3EP
Mossley Chemist  10 Cresswell Crescent, Mossley Estate, Bloxwich, Walsall, WS3 2UW

PASAB Limited

36A Pinfold Street, Darlaston, Wednesbury WS10 8SY

Rowlands Pharmacy

29A Pinfold, Bloxwich, Walsall WS3 3JJ

Touchwood Pharmacy

47 Birchills Street, Birchills, Walsall WS2 8NG

Touchwood Pharmacy  60 High Street, Walsall Wood, Walsall WS9 9LP

All Saints Pharmacy

91-93 Vicarage Road, All Saints WV2 1DR

Alpha Pharmacy

468 Stafford Road, Oxley, Wolverhampton WV10 6AN

Anderson Chemist

311 Dudley Road, Wolverhampton WV2 3JY

Bradley Chemist

83 Hall Green Street, Bradley, Bilston WV14 8TH

Bridgnorth Road Pharmacy Ltd

41 Bridgnorth Road, Compton, Wolverhampton WV6 8AF

Brooklands Pharamcy

48 Brooklands Parade, Wolverhampton WV1 2NE

Brutons Pharmacy

1 Mervyn Place, Bradley, Bilston, WV14 8DD

Bushbury Lane Pharmacy  331 Bushbury Lane, Wolverhampton, WV10 9UJ

Central Pharmacy

Unit 6, Park Parade, Overfield Drive, Sedgmoor Park WV14 9XW

Church Pharmacy

43A-45 Church Street, Bilston, West Midlands WV14 0AX

Dudley Road Pharmacy

425 Dudley Road, Wolverhampton WV2 3AH

Ettingshall Pharmacy

3 New Street, Ettingshall, Wolverhampton WV2 2LR

Fallings Park Pharmacy

212 Bushbury Road, Fallings Park, Wolverhampton WV10 0NT

H N Pharmacy

124 Cannock Road, Wednesfield, Wolverhampton WV10 8PW

Heath Town Pharmacy

181 Wednesfield Road, Heath Town, Wolverhampton WV10 0EN

High Street Pharmacy

76 High Street, Bilston, Wolverhampton, WV14 0EP

Hingley M E J and Co Ltd

179 Lea Road, Pennfields, Wolverhampton WV3 0LG

Jhoots Pharmacy

Newbridge Surgery, 225 Tettenhall Road, Wolverhampton, WV6 0DE

Lloyds Pharmacy  18 The Broadway, Bushbury, Wolverhampton, WV10 8EB
Lloyds Pharmacy  Penn Manor Medical Centre, Manor Road, WV4 5PY

Penn Manor Medical Centre

6 Manor Rd, Penn Fields, Wolverhampton WV4 5PY

Low Hill Pharmacy

8 Showell Circus, Low Hill, Wolverhampton WV10 9BA

Mayfield Pharmacy

Mayfield Medical Centre, 272 Willenhall Road, Wolverhampton WV1 2GZ

Northwood Pharmacy Ashmore Park

88 Griffiths Drive, Wednesfield, Wolverhampton WV11 2JW

Penn Care Pharmacy

48 Warstones Road, Penn, Wolverhampton WV4 4LP

Phoenix Pharmacy

Phoenix Health Centre, Parkfield Road, Wolverhampton WV4 6ED

Rexall Chemist

204-208 Penn Road, Penn, Wolverhampton WV4 4AA

Staveley Pharmacy

212 Staveley Road, Whitmore Reans, Wolverhampton WV1 4RS

Supercare Pharmacy

420 Dudley Road, Wolverhampton, WV2 3AY

Superdrug Pharmacy

12 Central Arcade, Mander Centre, Wolverhampton, WV1 3NJ

The Pharmacy Clinic

The Pharmacy Clinic, The Avion Centre, 10 Bargate Drive, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV6 0QW

Upper Green Pharmacy

5 Upper Green, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton WV6 8QQ

Your Pharmacy First

1 Raynor Road, Fallings Park, Wolverhampton WV10 9QY


(please note, there are age restrictions to some of the conditions): 

  • Acute cough
  • Acute fever
  • Acute pain/earache/headache/temperature
  • Athlete’s foot Bites and stings
  • Cold sores Colds/flu/congestion
  • Constipation
  • Cystitis
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dry skin (simple eczema)
  • Dermatitis/allergic type rashes
  • Earache
  • Earwax
  • Hayfever
  • Heartburn/indigestion
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Infant decongestant
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Nappy rash
  • Oral thrush
  • Scabies
  • Sore throat
  • Sprains and strains
  • Sunburn
  • Threadworms
  • Vaginal thrush
  • Warts and verrucas

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