Evenings/ Weekends/ Bank Holidays


Not all pharmacies will be open on the August bank holiday 30th August 2021, see table below.  Other pharmacies may be open, but we suggest that you ring and check them before travelling if they aren’t listed here.

NameAddressPostcodeTeleponeOpening Times 30/8/2021
Boots Pharmacy22/23 The Grand Arcade, WiganWN1 1BH01942 242 78810.30am – 4.30pm
LloydspharmacySainsbury’s Supermarket, Worthington Way, WiganWN3 6XE01942 82975510am – 4pm
Boots Pharmacy37 Loire Dr Robin Pk, WiganWN5 0UH01942 222 60411am – 5pm
Tesco In-Store PharmacyCentral Park Way, WiganWN1 1XS0191 693 63969am – 6pm
Asda PharmacyAsda Superstore, Atherleigh Way, LeighWN7 5RZ01942 266 8119am – 6pm
Asda PharmacySoho Street, Robin Park, WiganWN5 0XA01942 527 3199am – 6pm
Asda PharmacyEdge Green Lane, GolborneWA3 3SP01942 407 0109am – 6pm
Tesco In-Store PharmacySpinning Jenny Way, LeighWN7 4PE0345 671 93479am – 6pm

You can check Pharmacy opening times across other areas in Greater Manchester here.

NHS 111

Go online to www.111.nhs.uk or ring NHS 111 (dial 1-1-1) to get advice on symptoms and help to find the right service.

The website and phonelines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including bank holidays and weekends.
111 also able to book you a GP appointment on an evening, in the night and on a weekend with the Out of Hours GP service.

Evening, Weekend AND BANK HOLIDAY GP Services

GP Evening and Weekend Appointments

If your GP is closed, or there isn’t an available appointment, you can ring the GP Evening and Weekend Appointment Service (also called the Extended Hours service) on 01942 482848.

They offer appointments on evenings 6.30-9pm and on weekends and bank holidays 10am-4pm (except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day).

GP Out of Hours

The GP Out of Hours service is available 6.30pm on an evening until 8am the next day and all weekend (or 6.30pm on a Friday until 8am on the Monday morning), including all bank holidays.

They offer emergency GP services throughout the night, including home visits when necessary.  To speak to the GP Out of Hours service, call NHS 111 by phoning 111.


If you need help with an urgent dental problem, call the Greater Manchester Urgent Dental Care Service on 0333 332 3800, available from 8am to 10pm every day, including weekends and bank holidays.
You can only get an appointment with this service if you don’t have a dentist, or if your dentist is closed.


The Walk-in-Centre in Leigh is open 365 days a year, including bank holidays from 7am-9pm. It is currently open at this time but this may change.

There are other walk-in-centres in other Boroughs that may be nearer to you.  Please phone before visiting at this time.

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