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.