From 1 July 2022, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) will be dissolved, and Integrated Care Boards (ICBs) will take over the responsibility for NHS functions and budgets. We will become part of NHS Humber and North Yorkshire ICB. You can continue to use this website to find the information you need, which remains relevant for the Hull area.


Pharmacy bank holiday hours

On the upcoming bank holiday (19 September), pharmacy opening hours will change and most pharmacies in Hull will close. Bank holiday opening times for pharmacies in Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire are available here.

Pharmacists (chemists) are qualified experts who can offer health advice and remedies for a range of minor medical problems, without the need for an appointment. Many have private consultation rooms.

To find your nearest pharmacy click here or call NHS 111. Find the latest pharmacy opening times here.

Pharmacists dispense medicines prescribed by your GP and can offer advice on a range of common conditions including:

  • bugs and viruses
  • minor injuries
  • tummy troubles
  • women’s health
  • skin conditions
  • allergies
  • aches and pains
  • children’s ailments

Some pharmacies can offer additional services including:

  • emergency contraception
  • truss fittings
  • incontinence supplies
  • needle exchange and supervised drug administration
  • pregnancy testing
  • stop smoking services
  • medicines use reviews
  • chlamydia screening and treatment
  • weight management

Remember that some pharmacies close over bank holidays.

Have you heard of The Minor Ailments Scheme?

If you do not pay for prescriptions, Pharmacists can sometimes offer you medicines free of charge or without you needing an appointment with your doctor. Learn more here.

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