Easter – Pharmacy Opening Times across Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland
Please be aware that GP practices across Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland will be closed on Friday 19 April and Monday 22 April for the Easter Holidays.
If you take prescribed medication regularly, and you don’t have enough to last until April, it’s important that you take action now and contact your GP to renew your prescription. If you need medical help while we are closed there are many services in place to treat people who urgently need healthcare, but it isn’t a serious or life threatening emergency. If you are unsure of the service you need, or need immediate medical advice you should call NHS 111. They can give you advice and if you need to speak directly to a health care professional then they are available on the other end of the phone, whatever the time of day or night.If you do need to go to the emergency department, please think about if you can manage to get there using your own transport, or a taxi. Ambulances in the area will always prioritise the most serious cases first, so if your condition is not serious or life threatening and it’s safe to do so, we would recommend seeing if you can get family or friends to help you get to the emergency department. If you’re not sure, ring NHS 111 and they will advise you.For more information visit – www.bettercareleicester.nhs.uk/help-us-help-you/get-ready-for-easter/
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