Some pharmacies in ABUHB provide a “sore throat test and treat” service.
- The service is intended for patients aged 6 years and over with symptoms of acute, uncomplicated sore throat.
- The service is not a “strep A screening service”
- Patients must contact listed pharmacies before presenting as availability will be limited.
- Pharmacies providing the service can be found on NHS 111 Wales. (Select Sore throat test and treat)
Supplies of antibiotics are currently in high demand, patients may need to visit several pharmacies in order to obtain prescriptions.