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Sore Throat Test and Treat Service

Some pharmacies provide a sore throat test and treat service for those aged six and over and a list of those taking part can be found below.

The pharmacist will ask you questions to decide if you need a throat swab.

Not everyone will need one.

If it's likely you have a viral infection, which does not require antibiotics, a test won't be necessary and the pharmacist will give you self-care advice.

Please note this is not a strep A screening service.

We advise you to ring the pharmacy before travelling to check whether a pharmacist who can provide the service is available and whether you are suitable for the service.

Follow this link to the NHS 111 Wales website where you can search for pharmacies close to you which are delivering the service.

You can select 'Sore throat test and treat' in the list on the left-hand side.

Rydym yn croesawu gohebiaeth a galwadau ffôn yn y Gymraeg neu'r Saesneg. Atebir gohebiaeth Gymraeg yn y Gymraeg, ac ni fydd hyn yn arwain at oedi. Mae’r dudalen hon ar gael yn Gymraeg drwy bwyso’r botwm ar y dde ar frig y dudalen.

We welcome correspondence and telephone calls in Welsh or English. Welsh language correspondence will be replied to in Welsh, and this will not lead to a delay. This page is available in Welsh by clicking ‘Cymraeg’ at the top right of this page.