Grove Medical Practice along with Trafford Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have combined resources with local pharmacists to extend the primary health care services offered.
What is the Minor Ailment Scheme (MAS)? (PDF, 101KB)
What ailments can be assessed and what medication is included? (PDF, 225KB)
Who is signed up - Where can I go? (PDF, 201KB)
The Minor Ailment Scheme increases the NHS resources available to patients by utilising pharmacists, with their extensive knowledge, in supporting GPs. Why is this important?
- It allows GPs to concentrate on the complex clinical needs of their patients.
- It provides patients with a additional NHS professional resources that can confidentiality and quickly address their needs when suffering from minor ailments.
- Participating pharmacists can provide, where the patient is entitled, free medication by directly facilitating NHS prescription services for the products identified above.
Please use your NHS and your GP responsibly.