Advice and NHS-funded* treatment service for infected insect bites in Hove, East Sussex
Those aged 1 year old and above can access advice and NHS-funded treatment for infected insect bites
Infected Insect Bites Treatment in Hove, East Sussex
Burwash Pharmacy, 9 Burwash Road, Hove, BN3 8GP
Pharmacy First - infected insect bites service in Hove, East Sussex
The pharmacist will check your suitability and eligibility for the Free NHS Pharmacy First Service. In some cases, an antibiotic may not be required for your symptoms. Also, if the pharmacist finds that your symptoms suggest a more serious infection or condition, they may refer you to your GP or another service for further assessment and treatment.
What is an infected insect bite?
What are the signs of an infected insect bite?
Which treatments are available for infected insect bites through the Pharmacy First Service?
*If you are issued a prescription medicine, you will pay the standard NHS prescription charge unless you’re eligible for free prescriptions.
If treatment for the insect bite or sting is not suitable or you don’t meet the eligibility criteria of the Pharmacy First Service, the pharmacist will either suggest an alternative treatment option or sign-post you to another.