Minor Ailments UTI’s

(UTIs) Urinary tract infections (UTIs) affect your urinary tract, including your bladder (cystitis), urethra (urethritis) or kidneys (kidney infection). UTIs may be treated with antibiotics, but they’re not always needed.

If you have any of the following you can be referred under the minor ailments scheme to a local pharmacy who can prescribe you antibiotics.

Check if it’s a urinary tract infection (UTI)

Symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI) may include:

  • pain or a burning sensation when peeing (dysuria)
  • needing to pee more often than usual
  • needing to pee more often than usual during the night (nocturia)
  • needing to pee suddenly or more urgently than usual
  • pee that looks cloudy or change in odour.
  • Exclusions
  • Under 18’s
  • Over 65’s
  • Pregnant or Breast Feeding
  • Fever
  • Liver/Kidney Impairment
  • Had previous treatment in last 3 months