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Pharmacy opening over the August Bank Holiday

If you need a pharmacy over the August Bank Holiday weekend (Monday 26 August), details of opening hours are available via the links below:

Patients are advised to check if pharmacies are open by telephone before making a journey.

Normal pharmacy opening hours can be found on the NHS website.

If you are feeling unwell there are many options available to manage your health:

  • Self care – stock medicine cabinets with paracetamol, ibuprofen, antihistamines, plasters and throat lozenges to treat minor cuts, sore throats, tickly coughs and a blocked nose.
  • The NHS website provides a comprehensive health information service with lots of articles, videos and tools, helping you make the best choices about your health and lifestyle. Find out more here www.nhs.uk
  • Make sure you order any repeat prescriptions in plenty of time.
  • Your local pharmacy - for painful coughs, headaches, minor infections, diarrhoea and general health advice.
  • Your GP surgery – vomiting, earache, prolonged headaches, stomach ache, feverish children.
  • Call NHS 111 – If you are still concerned, feel unwell and are unsure what to do and your GP surgery is closed, call 111.
  • Minor injury units and walk-in centres open over the bank holidays are available here.
  • Call 999 or go to A&E – If someone is choking, has chest pain, is blacking out or has blood loss or any other life threatening emergency, call 999 or head to A&E.

If you need medical help and are unsure what to do, call NHS 111 for help and advice. They are available 24 hours a day.