There is a range of NHS services and NHS professionals that work in your neighbourhood. From GP practices and pharmacies to dentists, health visitors, community nurses and midwives. These are the people who can help you when looking after yourself at home isn't enough.
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Bank Holiday Pharmacy Opening Times
bites or stings| blocked nose | conjunctivitis | cough | constipation | diarrhoea | earache | headache | hay fever | head lice | indigestion | sore throat | temperature | threadworm | stomach upset | rash | emergency contraception...
Your pharmacist can help with expert advice on how to look after yourself at home and can also advise on minor ailments such as those listed above. You can just walk in to your local pharmacy - there is no need to make an appointment for this service.
Most pharmacies have a private consultation room so that you can discuss your problem confidentially with the pharmacist.
Your pharmacist can also help you decide when you need to see a doctor or when to self treat. They may advise on appropriate treatment(s) that you can purchase from the pharmacy. Most pharmacies are open throughout the day and there are some that are open until midnight and at weekends.
Remember to order any repeat prescriptions in good time before holidays.