Pharmacy opening times: Christmas and New Year Bank Holidays

December 13, 2023

In your preparations for the festive season, don’t forget to order any repeat medications in good time, as GP practices will be closed and pharmacy opening times are likely to change.

To find an open pharmacy near you over the Christmas and New Year Bank Holidays, you can visit the NHS England website here, or click the link below for a poster detailing which pharmacies will be open.

Sussex Pharmacy Opening Times 

A digital map of the pharmacies that will be open on the Bank Holidays has also been created, you can access the map via the link below.

Map – Sussex Pharmacy Opening Times 

It is a good idea to contact the pharmacy before attending to make sure they have what you need.


How your Pharmacy can help

As qualified healthcare professionals, Pharmacists can offer clinical advice and over-the-counter medicines for a range of minor illnesses, such as coughs, colds, sore throats, tummy trouble and aches and pains.

If symptoms suggest it’s something more serious, pharmacists have the right training to make sure you get the help you need. For example they will tell you if you need to see a GP, nurse or other healthcare professional.

The NHS offer more details on the services Pharmacists can offer and how they can help here.


Your experience of Pharmacy

If you have used a Pharmacy then share your experience on our Feedback Centre and tell us how things were for you. You can also see what other people’s experiences have been.

You can also share your experience or seek further support from our Information & Signposting service via:


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