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Pharmacies open in Ayrshire over Christmas

Date of Event:    December 21, 2023

With GP practices being closed on Monday 25 December and Tuesday 26 December 2023, Ayrshire residents are being urged to check who to turn to if they need advice or support to cope with any common health concerns.

Some community pharmacists will remain open during this period (normal service will continue on both Saturday and Sunday) and can answer questions on choosing and using the right medicine and provide easy-to-understand advice on treating everyday ailments.

For information about how to access a wide range of healthcare services this winter please visit the Winter Health hub on the NHS Ayrshire and Arran website.

In addition, NHS 24 also has a number of pharmacists who are able to answer medicine and pharmacy-related questions over the telephone on 111 or visit NHS inform for valuable advice on how to prepare this winter.

A list of open pharmacies can be found here.