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Christmas opening times

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Health Services over Christmas and New Year

NHS Services are available 365 days a year. Here’s a guide to your options if you become unwell over the Christmas and New Year period.

Pharmacy

Many pharmacies are open evenings, weekends and bank holidays. Your local pharmacist is fully qualified to advise you on the best course of action and can offer expert advice and treatment for many common illnesses. 

Christmas Eve (24 December)

Most pharmacies are open their normal working hours.

Christmas Day (25 December)

All pharmacies closed with the exception of:

  • 10am-10pm: Sheffield Late Night Pharmacy, 277 Fulwood Road, S10 3BD
  • 1pm-5pm: Wicker Pharmacy, 55-67 Wicker, S3 8HT 

Tuesday (26 December)

Many pharmacies closed with the exception of:

  • 9am-6pm: Asda Pharmacy, Handsworth Road, S13 9LR
  • 9am-6pm: Asda Pharmacy, 1 Market Street, S35 2UW
  • 10:30am-4:30pm: Boots, 66 The Moor, S1 4PA
  • 10am-4pm: Boots, Unit 5 Heeley Retail Park, S8 0RG
  • 10am-1pm then 2pm-6pm: Boots, 4-6 High Street, S1 1QF
  • 10am-4pm: Lloyds Pharmacy, 3-7 Alderson Road, S2 4UA
  • 10am-4pm: Lloyds Pharmacy, Unit 39, Crystal Peaks West Mall, S20 7PN
  • 11am-3pm: Lloyds Pharmacy, 9 Johnson Street, Stocksbridge, S36 1BX
  • 10am-10pm: Sheffield Late Night Pharmacy, 277 Fulwood Road, Sheffield, S10 3BD
  • 10am-8pm: Wicker Pharmacy, 55-67 Wicker, S3 8HT

27, 28, 29, 30, 31 December

Most pharmacies are open their normal working hours.

New Year’s Day Monday 1 January 2018

Many pharmacies closed with the exception of:

  • 10am-10pm: Wicker Pharmacy, 55-67 Wicker, S3 8HT
  • 10am-4pm: Boots, Unit 5, Heeley Retail Park, S8 0RG
  • 10:30am-4:30pm Boots, 66 The Moor, S1 4PA
  • 9am-6pm: Asda Pharmacy, Handsworth Road, S13 9LR
  • 10am-10pm: Sheffield Late Night Pharmacy, 277 Fulwood Road, S10 3BD
  • 9am-6pm: Asda Pharmacy, 1 Market Street, Chapeltown, S35 2UW
  • 10am-4pm: Lloyds Pharmacy, 3-7 Alderson Road, S2 4UA
  • 11am-3pm: Lloyds Pharmacy, 9 Johnson Street, Stocksbridge, S36 1BX

Please plan-ahead and order any repeat prescriptions from your GP before the Christmas and New Year period.

People can order and renew prescriptions through the GP Online Service provided by NHS England. You can find out more about this service by visiting www.nhs.uk

GPs

GP practices in Sheffield will be closed on the Bank Holidays Monday 25th December, Tuesday 26th December and Monday 1st January.

Practices who routinely open on a Saturday or have early or late clinics, may also be operating changed services over the Christmas and New Year period and some will be opening extended hours. Please check with your Practice for individual opening hours.

In Sheffield, if you need to see a GP and your practice is closed there are four GP practices from which an out-of-hours service operates. This service will be operating over the Christmas and New Year period while other practices are closed. You need an appointment to access this service so please call 111 when your practice is closed or your normal GP practice phone number during regular opening hours. For more information on this service please visit the service website.

Sheffield NHS Walk in Centre

Open 8am-10pm 365 days a year.

Rockingham House, 75 Broad Lane, Sheffield, S1 3PB. Phone: 0114 241 2700 

Sheffield NHS Minor Injuries Unit (Adults only)

Open every day except Christmas Day, 8am-8pm

B Floor, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2JF 

NHS 111

You should use the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it's not a life-threatening situation. NHS 111 operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Call 111 if:

  • you need medical help fast but it's not a 999 emergency
  • you think you need to go toA&E or need another NHS urgent care service
  • you don't know who to call
  • you need health information or reassurance about what to do next
  • you have a dental emergency 

Please Remember: Accident and Emergency Departments are for serious and life threatening emergencies only, but of course if it is an emergency visit the Northern General Hospital for over 16s and Sheffield Children’s Hospital for 16s and under. 

You can also download an App from your normal app store: please search ‘NHS Sheffield’.

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group

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722 Prince of Wales Road
Sheffield
S9 4EU