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Minor Ailments Scheme - Your Views

The Medicines Management Team of NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group are keen to hear your views about local community pharmacies.

Key Facts and Figures

Did you know that.....

  • Pharmacists train for five years
  • There are 438 million visits to community pharmacy each year
  • There are over 11,500 community pharmacies in England
  • Community pharmacies are highly accessible
  • 96% of the population - even those living in the most deprived areas can get to a pharmacy within 20 minutes
  • Adults in England visit a pharmacy on average 16 times per year
  • Many are open for extended hours in evenings and weekends


 For more information visit our Think Pharmacy page.