Minor Ailments Now Available at CityMed Pharmacy – White Rock, South Surrey, Surrey

by | Jul 17, 2023 | Health and wellness, Pharmaceuticals and medications | 0 comments

CityMed Pharmacy in White Rock, South Surrey, Surrey is proud to introduce a new service designed to provide convenient and efficient care for minor ailments. This service allows individuals and families to receive fast and professional assistance directly from the pharmacy counter. The experienced pharmacists at CityMed are equipped to assess minor ailments and chronic conditions, providing on-the-spot prescriptions, depending on their expanded scopes of practice (which may vary by province).

Who can benefit from this service?

Anyone holding a BC Services card is eligible to utilize this service at CityMed Pharmacy. Whether you are a long-time resident or a new arrival in the area, CityMed welcomes you to take advantage of their expertise in managing minor ailments.

What qualifies as a minor ailment?

Minor ailments are sudden, short-term medical conditions that do not require long-term treatment. They include common issues such as acne, acid reflux, athlete’s foot, allergies, cold sores, conjunctivitis, diaper rash, dysmenorrhea, eczema, fungal infections, headaches, heartburn, hemorrhoids, insect bites, muscle skeletal pain, nicotine dependence, oral thrush, pinworms, shingles, skin infections, urinary tract infections, and yeast infections.

Why can pharmacists prescribe for minor ailments?

Pharmacists possess the necessary skills, qualifications, and expertise to assess minor ailments and develop appropriate treatment plans. They are highly knowledgeable in medications and play a vital role in managing and monitoring drug therapies to ensure safety and effectiveness. This service is particularly beneficial for individuals without a family doctor or those who prefer seeking assistance from a pharmacist for their health concerns.

How can I schedule an appointment?

While walk-ins are welcome at CityMed Pharmacy, it is recommended that you call ahead or book an appointment to ensure prompt and efficient service. Feel free to contact the pharmacy directly for more information regarding appointment scheduling.

When can I expect to receive my prescription?

Upon a thorough assessment, the pharmacist will determine the most suitable course of action. This may involve providing a prescription on the spot, recommending an over-the-counter solution, or referring you to a doctor or urgent care clinic for further evaluation.

How should I prepare for my visit?

Remember to bring your BC Services card with you. If necessary, wear appropriate clothing that allows the pharmacist to conduct a thorough assessment. Additionally, come prepared with any questions, concerns, or relevant information that could assist in your assessment process.

What other services can pharmacists offer?

Apart from prescribing for minor ailments, pharmacists can assist with prescription refills, medication administration adjustments, smoking cessation programs, vaccine administration, and the management of various medical conditions like diabetes, asthma, and high blood pressure. The role of pharmacists is continuously evolving, and they may undertake additional responsibilities in the future.

Contact Information for CityMed Pharmacy:

Address: 4-1493 Foster St, White Rock, BC V4B 0C4

Operating Hours: Monday to Friday, 08:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Email: rx@citymedhealth.ca

Phone: +1 (604) 385-1490

Fax: +1 (604) 385-1491

Website: www.citymedhealth.ca

CityMed Pharmacy is dedicated to providing accessible and comprehensive healthcare services to the local community. Don’t hesitate to visit or reach out to CityMed Pharmacy for all your minor ailment needs.