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Pain killers for minor aches and pains

(paracetamol, ibuprofen, aspirin)

Hay fever preparations             Cough and cold remedies          
Lozenges, throat sprays and garglesTreatments for minor acnesIndigestion remedies
Barrier cream for nappy rashHead lice lotions and shampoosThreadworm tablets
Athlete's foot creams and powdersBath additives for minor dry skin conditionsSoya milks
Sun creams for sensitive skinsEar wax treatmentsSlimming preparations

Treatments for non-serious constipation

and diarrhoea

Creams, gels and tubigripTravel medicines
Gluten free foods

Many of these are available over-the-counter at pharmacies or even from your local supermarket. Own brand and generic items are often cheaper and just as effective.

NHS Suffolk spent £5 million on these items last year! It could have been spent on treating serious, life-threatening illnesses.

 

 

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