Treating common illnesses at pharmacies 'could save NHS £1bn'
Treating common ailments like coughs and colds at community pharmacies could save the NHS more than £1bn a year, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society claims.
The study says pressure on doctors and A&E staff could be alleviated if community pharmacies in England were to treat common conditions like a cough or cold.
It is already something that is being done in Scotland, as Laura Bicker reports.
19 Oct 2014
- From the section Health