PHARMACIES open over Christmas and new year
Not all pharmacies will be open over the Christmas bank holiday. See the table below for a those confirmed open on Christmas Day (25th December 2020), Boxing Day (26th December 2020) and New Years Day (1st January 2021). Other pharmacies may be open, but we suggest that you ring and check them before travelling if they aren’t listed here.
|Pharmacy name||Address||Telephone number||25/12/20 Christmas Day||26/12/20 Boxing Day||1/1/2021|
New Years Day
|New Springs Pharmacy||21 Wigan Road New Springs Wigan WN2 1DH||01942 242 147||12 noon – 4pm||closed||closed|
|Golborne Late night Pharmacy||98 High Street Golborne Warrington WA3 3DA||01942 714 014||4pm – 8pm||6pm – 8pm||5pm – 8pm|
|Shevington Pharmacy||Houghton Lane Shevington Wigan WN6 8ET||01257 252 753||8am – 12 noon||closed||closed|
|Boots||22-23 Grand Arcade Wigan WN1 1BH||01942 242 788||Closed||10.30am – 4.30pm||Closed|
|Boots||Robin Park 37 Loire Drive Wigan WN5 0UH||01942 222 604||Closed||10am – 6pm||Closed|
|Asda Pharmacy||Asda Superstore Atherleigh Way Leigh WN7 5RZ||01942 266 811||closed||9am – 6pm||10am – 5pm|
|Asda Pharmacy||Soho Street Robin Park Wigan WN5 0XA||01942 527 319||closed||9am – 6pm||10am – 5pm|
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.
EVENING, WEEKEND AND BANK HOLIDAY DENTAL SERVICES
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.