Evenings/ Weekends/ Bank Holidays

PHARMACIES open on MONDAY 31st August

Not all pharmacies will be open this Bank holiday.  See the table below for a those confirmed open on Monday 31st August.  Other pharmacies may be open, but we suggest that you ring and check them before travelling if they aren’t listed here.

Pharmacy nameAddressTel no.Opening Times


Boots22-23 Grand Arcade  Wigan WN1 1BH01942 242 78810.30am –  4.30pm
Asda PharmacyAsda Superstore Atherleigh Way Leigh WN7 5RZ01942 266 8129am – 6pm
Asda PharmacyEdge Green Lane  Golborne WA3 3SP01942 407 0109am – 6pm
Asda PharmacySoho Street Robin Park Wigan WN5 0XA01942 527 3199am – 6pm
Lloyds PharmacySainsburys Wothington Way Marus Bridge Greater ManchesterWN3 6XA01942 8297559am – 5pm
Tesco In-Store PharmacySpinning Jenny Way Leigh WN7 4PE0345 671 93479am – 6pm
Tesco In-Store PharmacyCentral Park Way Wigan WN1 1XS0191 693 63969am – 6pm

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 6.30-8pm 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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