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Stock up for summer!

Don’t let bites and bumps get in the way of summer fun – be sure to stock up on a few first aid essentials at your local pharmacy today.

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A simple first aid kit can help deal with minor illnesses and injuries. So whether packing for holiday or a picnic with the kids make sure your summer first aid kit is in the bag.

Your summer first aid kit could include:

  • Painkillers, such as paracetamol or ibuprofen
  • Antihistamines for allergies/hay fever
  • Antiseptic cream for bites and stings
  • Sunscreen at least factor 15
  • Plasters and bandages
  • Diarrhoea/constipation relief medication
  • Travel sickness medication

Further information on first aid kit essentials is available HERE

For advice on travel health including sun safety, vaccinations, DVT and how to apply for your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) visit NHS Choices HERE