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Conditions for which over the counter items should not routinely be prescribed in primary care: A consultation on guidance for CCGs
A list of 33 minor health concerns has been identified by a national joint clinical working group which are either self-limiting or suitable for self-care. Vitamins/minerals and probiotics have also been included as items of low clinical effectiveness which are of high cost to the NHS.
Indicative minor illnesses or items for which prescribing could be restricted:
- Acute Sore Throat
- Cold Sores
- Coughs and colds and nasal congestion
- Cradle Cap (Seborrhoeic dermatitis – infants)
- Infant Colic
- Mild Cystitis
Minor illnesses suitable for self-care:
- Contact Dermatitis
- Diarrhoea (Adults)
- Dry Eyes/Sore tired Eyes
- Excessive sweating (Hyperhidrosis)
- Head lice
- Indigestion and Heartburn
- Infrequent constipation
- Infrequent Migraine
- Insect bites and stings
- Mild Acne
- Mild Dry Skin/Sunburn
- Mild to Moderate Hay fever/Allergic Rhinitis
- Minor burns and scalds
- Minor conditions associated with pain, discomfort and/fever. (e.g. aches and sprains, headache, period pain, back pain)
- Mouth ulcers
- Nappy Rash
- Oral Thrush
- Prevention of dental caries
- Ringworm/Athletes foot
- Teething/Mild toothache
- Travel Sickness
- Warts and Verrucae
Items of low clinical effectiveness:
- Vitamins and minerals.
Kew Medical Practice
Our GPs are dedicated and approachable, offering a warm and highly competent patient focused service in a professional environment. In addition to general medical services, our patients benefit from:
- Extended opening hours – open for consultations until 7.30pm every Tuesday.
- Family planning clinics with implant and coil removals
- Minor surgery
- Travel clinics
- Private medicals and Private consultations
We offer a friendly, personalised service and our team includes clinicians who are fluent in Farsi.
We aim to provide an efficient and friendly service to maintain and promote good health. Our dedicated clinical and administrative team enable us to provide the best possible standard of Primary Care.
Our GPs are supported by a highly experienced practice nurse and healthcare assistant. Our nursing team offers a number of clinics such as smoking cessation, family planning, and travel advice.
You can also use Health Help Now to see what services are available for you in the borough of Richmond.
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(Site updated 25/04/2018)