Minor Ailment Service

Allows patients to register with and use a Community Pharmacy as the first port of call for the treatment of minor ailments by NHSScotland.

Registering Minor Ailment Service (MAS) patients

Provides information on eligibility and registration for MAS.

More information on how to register a MAS patient

Providing the Minor Ailment Service (MAS)

Once the patient has been registered a consultation can be provided which may either be advice, referral to GP or treatment.

Access to most local NHS Board formularies is available via the Community Pharmacy website. 

Visit the Community Pharmacy website (external link)

Lapsed patients

What to do if a patient’s MAS registration has lapsed.

More information on MAS lapsed patients