by prestwichfocus on 1 May, 2018
The following information is from NHS Bury: Patients are being urged to get organised ahead of the two bank holidays in May, be aware of service availability and request repeat prescriptions in advance.
GP and pharmacy services will only be limited on Monday 7th May and Monday 28th May. The GP extended working hours project allows for additional GP appointments to be made into the evenings until 8pm, and on weekends and bank holidays from 8am until 6pm. Patients are advised of the available appointments by contacting their own surgery, these appointments are available at three locations and may not be with your usual doctor.
Pharmacists will be open as normal on the weekend prior both bank holidays and certain pharmacies will be open on the Monday. Your local pharmacy is the place to go to get any prescription medicines and clinical advice for minor health concerns. As well as helping with common illnesses – like sore throats, coughs, colds, tummy troubles and aches and pains – and provide advice on over-the-counter medicines.
The following pharmacies will be open on both Bank Holiday Mondays:
Boots Bury (afternoon only)
Pimhole Pharmacy (evening only)