Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

If you’re female and you’re experiencing the symptoms of a UTI, visit your local Pharmacy+Health to learn how we can help you feel better sooner.

The NHS Pharmacy First service means that we can now offer females with UTI symptoms a range of treatment options without you needing to book an appointment with your GP. We can provide treatments for bladder and water infections at your local Pharmacy+Health branch. Visit us today to find out more.

If you are male, pregnant or have a child showing signs of a UTI, you should visit your GP as soon as possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common infections that affect the bladder, the kidneys and the tubes connected to them.

Anyone can get them, but they’re particularly common in women. Some women experience them regularly (called recurrent UTIs).

UTIs can be painful and uncomfortable, but usually pass within a few days and can be treated with medication.

  • Nitrofurantoin 50mg immediate release tablets or capsules
  • Nitrofurantoin 100mg modified release capsules

This Pharmacy First Service gives you the option of visiting your local Pharmacy+Health branch and get a consultation from our pharmacist for common conditions. Advice is always free and where necessary they can supply medicines. The NHS prescription charge or patient exemption also applies to medicines supplied through the Pharmacy First Service. Those who are exempt from prescription charges for NHS will receive medication free of charge.