If you begin to feel unwell this May bank holiday, never fear – some chemists will remain open over the long weekend.
Find out which pharmacies are open here.
Pharmacists (chemists) can help with advice and treatment for many minor illnesses and ailments. From achy muscles to coughs and colds, they can help you to treat your symptoms and feel better, often without the need to visit your GP.
Have your heard of the Minor Ailments Scheme? The Scheme is an NHS service for anyone who does not pay prescription charges, including children under 16.
After you speak to the pharmacist, they may be able to give you medicines free of charge or without you needing an appointment with your doctor. Find out more here.
Not sure where to go for treatment? Our Local Services page has a handy guide. You can also call NHS 111 for guidance.