August bank holiday pharmacy and walk-in centre opening times announced

Pharmacy opening times and walk-in centres will all be affected by the August bank holiday. There will be normal opening times throughout the weekend but a reduced service on Monday 27 August 2018.
GP practices in Knowsley will be open as usual during the weekend and closed on the bank holiday Monday; however, walk-in centres in Huyton, Kirkby and Halewood will all be open from 10am – 9pm if medical attention is required.
Should patients need to access a pharmacy on Monday; the following will be open for advice and medication:
Monday 27 August 2018
·         ASDA Pharmacy Huyton Lane, Huyton, L36 7TX. (9am – 6pm)
·         TESCO Pharmacy Cables Retail Park, Steley Way, Prescot, L34 5NQ. (9am – 6pm)
·         Boots Pharmacy Cables Retail Park, Steley Way, Prescot, L34 5NQ. (9am – 6pm)
·         Kingsway Pharmacy 5, Kingsway Parade, Liverpool, L36 2QA. (9am – 6pm)
People in Knowsley also have the option of ringing the NHS 111 helpline or visiting NHS 111 Online, which will then give advice or signpost patients to the most appropriate service.

People should only call 999 for an ambulance or attend their nearest A&E in a life threatening emergency. Urgent out-of-hours GP appointments will be available on Monday 27 August and can be accessed by ringing 111. Normal pharmacy, walk-in centre and GP services will resume on Tuesday 28 August.