Festive Bank Holidays in London 2019/20: Pharmacy opening hours
Pharmacists can advise you on a range of minor medical issues like sore throats, coughs and colds, tummy troubles and emergency contraception. Seeing a pharmacist is often the best first step for minor health concerns, and they can provide one-to-one, confidential consultations. A list of pharmacies in London that are open on the Bank Holidays in December and January is available here:
If you need medical help fast, but it’s not a life-threatening situation, call NHS 111 or visit 111.nhs.uk . In an emergency, you should dial 999 or go to A&E.
Patients experiencing dental pain are advised to contact NHS 111 in the first instance, who will transfer you to Londonwide Dental Nurse Triage service. A dental nurse will ring you back and, if deemed appropriate, you will be referred to a dentist for urgent dental treatment. In most cases this will be to a practice close to where the patient lives although, in some circumstances, patients may need to travel further depending on their location and what time of the day or night they ring.