Published on: 23 August 2023

Our staff do an amazing job in caring for local people, but we need support from our community in making the right decision when they need help over the busy Bank Holiday period. Follow our tips to find the right care in the quickest way over the Bank Holiday weekend.

  • Arrange your repeat prescriptions in plenty of time. Some local pharmacies may have different opening hours over the bank holiday. Search 'find a pharmacy NHS' to find an open pharmacy near you on the day or click here for local opening times
  • If you think you need urgent dental treatment over the bank holiday - contact your usual dentist. If you can't or don't have one, use NHS 111 online. If an urgent appointment is needed you will be provided with details of your local out-of-hours service. Read more here.
  • Only attend the Emergency Department for serious injuries and life-threatening emergencies. To find out more information about alternative NHS services, click here: