Minor Ailment Assessment

Your pharmacist can help by reviewing your symptoms and developing a plan.

Minor Ailment Assessment:

  • Type: Assessment

  • Duration: ~ 10mins

Please have your provincial health card ready when booking your appointment.

Minor Ailment Assessment

Your pharmacist can help by reviewing your symptoms and developing a plan. Learn more about the types of conditions and symptoms below. Most common is, but not limited to:

  • Cold Sores (Oral Herpes Labialis)

  • Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis)

  • Bladder (Urinary Tract Infection)

What type of symptoms are you experiencing?


Common Minor Ailments

Common Minor Ailments We Treat:

  • Cold Sore
  • Canker Sore
  • Nasal Allergy
  • Oral Thrush
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Pink Eye
  • Head Lice
  • Pinworms
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoid
  • Skin Rash
  • Eczema
  • Insect Bites
  • Yeast Infection
  • Diaper Dermatitis


? What is a minor Ailment?

Minor illnesses (also known as minor ailments) are typically “common” or “uncomplicated” conditions that resolve for most individuals with minimal intervention that may include over-the-counter medications, self-care strategies or prescription treatment. Examples of minor illnesses include bladder/urinary tract infection, cold sores, skin rash, heartburn, allergies and many more.

? How can a Pharmacist help with a minor Ailment?

Pharmacists can assess the minor ailment and symptoms you are experiencing and prescribe an appropriate treatment, recommend over-the-counter medications and self-care strategies as appropriate. Pharmacist assessments and treatment plans for minor ailments provide Canadians with an additional way to access convenient, efficient, and high-quality care.

? What happens after the assessment?

After a minor ailment assessment, the Pharmacist will advise you on how to best manage the ailment. The Pharmacist may prescribe a treatment, recommend an over-the-counter treatment option, recommend self-care strategies, or refer you to a Physician for further assessment.

? How do I get access to this minor Ailment service?

To access minor Ailment assessment services, you can book an appointment with us.