There are often Pharmacists in supermarkets and many are open late. Visit www.nhs.uk service locator to help you find your nearest pharmacy.
Your local pharmacy is more than just a shop for medicines. It could save a trip to the GP.
Your GP surgery will be closed on Bank Holidays so if you use prescription medicine, it is important that you order any repeat prescriptions you might need but remember to only Tick what you need. Most GP surgeries need at least 48 hours to process a repeat prescription request so a little planning ahead could save you a lot of hassle. If you are going away for the weekend - don't forget to take your prescription medicine with you.
Traffic on the roads on bank holidays is challenging and it can be just the same in A&E – so why not be smart and beat the queues in Suffolk by visiting your local pharmacist this May Bank Holiday (29 May 2017).
Patients can save time in the waiting room by visiting their pharmacist for quick, confidential advice on a range of common illnesses. Your local pharmacy can help you with more than you might think. Pharmacists offer expert, confidential advice and treatment for many minor health problems.
Pharmacy opening hours in Suffolk over the bank holidays can be found on www.nhs.uk along with information on walk-in centres, urgent care centres or minor injuries units.
Patients can type in their postcode on the website to find their nearest services.
Some pharmacies will be open on the Spring Bank Holiday Monday, 29 May. Normal opening hours apply on the weekend.
Follow the link to view a list of Suffolk pharmacy opening hours.
Pharmacy opening hours information is available on the NHS Choices website www.nhs.uk, or alternatively, please phone the NHS 111 Service for details of pharmacy services available in your area. The NHS 111 service is free to call from any landline or mobile. Please dial 1 1 1.
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NHS Choices: www.nhs.uk
How to get the most from your local pharmacy
List of pharmacies close to Ipswich Hospital
Advice leaflets to help you look after yourself when you are unwell
Find out more about NHS 111