WEATHER02 Over 60   General Poster A4

If you’re over 60 a minor illness can get worse quickly. If you have a bad cough, trouble breathing, a cold or sore throat, pop down to your local pharmacy for quick health advice or visit Early advice is the best advice and your pharmacist will be happy to help.

Local pharmacists are a highly trained and trusted source of health advice. They can help you manage your long-term condition as well as help you get over a minor illness quickly. Pharmacists have longer opening hours than GP practices, you don’t need an appointment to see one and most have a consultation area where you can speak privately. They’ll also tell you if they think you should see your GP.