Which health services will be open over Easter?
Ahead of the Easter holiday this weekend, patients in North West London are asked to make sure their medicine cabinets are fully stocked and they have their prescription medications. Many minor illnesses and injuries can be treated easily at home if you are prepared.
Some healthcare services will be open for people that need advice or access to healthcare over the weekend.
Certain pharmacies will be open across Kensington and Chelsea over Easter. Information on pharmacy opening times for the borough can be found here.
Details for the whole of London can be found at https://www.england.nhs.uk/london/our-work/pharm-info/.
If you feel that you need a GP appointment over Easter, call NHS 111 to arrange a local GP appointment or be directed to another appropriate service in your area.
The trained call advisors on this free NHS helpline are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They can provide over the phone advice and direct you to the best healthcare service for you. This is not to be used for a 999 emergency.
Urgent care centres
Urgent care centres will be open 24 hours a day over the Easter holiday. They offer treatment for urgent minor illnesses and injuries and patients can be seen without an appointment.
In a life-threatening emergency visit A&E or call 999. Accident & emergency departments and 999 are for serious or life-threatening emergencies.
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