Local Pharmacies Your local pharmacist can provide advice on most common health issues. They can suggest and dispense medicine and other health products. There are often Pharmacists in supermarkets and many are open late. Visit www.nhs.uk service locator to help you find your nearest pharmacy. Your local pharmacy is more than just a shop for medicines. It could save a trip to the GP. August bank holiday opening hours Traffic on the roads on bank holidays is challenging and it can be just the same in A&E – so why not be smart and beat the queues in Suffolk by visiting your local pharmacist this August Bank Holiday Patients can save time in the waiting room by visiting their pharmacist for quick, confidential advice on a range of common illnesses. Your local pharmacy can help you with more than you might think. Pharmacists offer expert, confidential advice and treatment for many minor health problems. Pharmacy opening hours in Suffolk over the bank holidays can be found at Suffolk pharmacy opening hours. Make sure you have enough prescription medicine to last over the holiday period Your GP surgery will be closed on Bank Holidays so if you use prescription medicine, it is important that you order any repeat prescriptions you might need but remember to only Tick what you need. Most GP surgeries need at least 48 hours to process a repeat prescription request so a little planning ahead could save you a lot of hassle. If you are going away for the weekend – don’t forget to take your prescription medicine with you. Pharmacy opening hours information is available on the NHS Choices website www.nhs.uk, or alternatively, please phone the NHS 111 Service for details of pharmacy services available in your area. The NHS 111 service is free to call from any landline or mobile. Please dial 1 1 1.