Pharmacy First Services – new for 2017-18


Minor Ailments Scheme: With effect from the 1st April 2017 the following Minor Ailment Scheme (MAS) Patient Group Directions 2017-18 authorised for pharmacy use come into effect across Devon;

MAS 1: Administration/Supply of Chloramphenicol 0.5% Eye Drops in the management of Bacterial Conjunctivitis

MAS 2: Administration/Supply of Nitrofurantoin M/R Capsules for the Treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infections in women under 65 years of age

MAS 3: Administration/Supply of Fusidic Acid 2% Cream in the management of Impetigo

MAS 4: Administration/Supply of Timodine Cream in the treatment of nappy rash (Children from 0 to 3 years)

Emergency Supply: This is only available for the NEW Devon CCG area.  No service is available in the South Devon & Torbay CCG area.