Published December 18, 2019 at 12:04
Christmas is just a week away – don’t forget to sort your repeat prescriptions.
People who are on repeat medication such as those with long term health condition, for instance asthma, diabetes, lung or heart disease, are being reminded not to leave it too late to get their repeat prescriptions.
GP practices will be closed on Christmas Day (Wednesday 25 December), Boxing Day (Thursday 26 December) and New Year’s Day (Wednesday 1 January).
- Cough medicine
- An antacid for indigestion
- Throat lozenges
- Plasters/Bandages for any cuts or scrapes”
Your local high street pharmacy can help you deal with minor illnesses and complaints such as coughs, colds, flu, stomach upsets, aches and sprains. To find your local NHS service, go to www.nhs.uk and use the free service finder.
For further information visit: https://www.nhs.uk/staywell