Bad puns aside, the NHS would like to remind local people to pick up their repeat prescriptions in plenty of time before the Easter break.
If you use regular medications, please make sure you have enough to last over the long weekend when many GPs and pharmacies will be closed.
It is also worth stocking your medicine cabinet with over-the-counter essentials, like painkillers, indigestion relief or hay fever tablets. This will help you care for some of the more common ailments at home.
If you find yourself in a pinch some pharmacies will remain open over the Bank Holiday. Find out which pharmacies are open and when here.
Finally, know where to go – A&E is often very busy over long weekends. Please help our emergency healthcare services cope, by using an appropriate service for your needs.
For minor injuries like eye complaints, sprains, strains, burns and cuts which require stitching, you can visit the 24 hour Urgent Treatment Centre at Bransholme, where you’ll be seen quickly and effectively by an urgent care professional.
Worried or unsure where to go? NHS 111 is a freephone service which can offer advice and guidance.
You can also check out our Local Services webpage for a breakdown of where to go in Hull.