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​ Early May Bank Holiday arrangements – Friday 8 May 2020

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Everyone should stay home in line with government guidance.  

If you or someone you live with has coronavirus symptoms (high temperature and / or a new continuous cough): 

Stay at home.  

  • If your symptoms worsen or you feel that you cannot manage at home, please refer to the NHS111 online coronavirus service. 
  • Please do not go to your GP practice or community pharmacy.  

If you or people you live with don’t have coronavirus symptoms and you think you need advice from a GP practice or pharmacy for a health concern: 

GP practices 

This Bank Holiday, your GP practice can support you if you have an urgent medical need that cannot wait until Monday. Please contact your GP practice via telephone or by using the online form (e-Consult) on the practice website. 

Please do not go into your surgery without an appointment. 

Community pharmacy services 

Many community pharmacies will be open for a minimum of three hours on Friday 8 May with some pharmacies being open longer. Please visit or your pharmacy’s own website for details.


Pharmacists and their teams are an essential part of the NHS and need your help and support during the coronavirus pandemic. Always treat our staff with respect, they are doing their best to provide you with the medicines and advice you need. 

You can view the opening times of pharmacies in Halton, but please rememebr they are subject to change and we advise you call ahead to ensure the pharmacy is open.

Dental services 

If you think you need urgent dental treatment: 

  • call your dentist 
  • if you cannot contact your dentist, or you do not have one, use the NHS 111 online service 
  • if a clinical appointment is necessary, this will be arranged at an urgent dental care centre.   

Created at 07/05/2020 12:51 by Alex Schofield
Last modified at 07/05/2020 17:01 by Alex Schofield