With GP practices closed for four days over the September bank holiday weekend ( Friday 20 to Monday 23 September), South Ayrshire residents are being urged to prepare to cope with any common health concerns.
Community pharmacists can answer questions on choosing and using the right medicine and provide advice on treating everyday ailments such as coughs, colds and flu.
NHS 24 also has a number of pharmacists who are able to answer medicine and pharmacy- related questions over the telephone on 111.
In addition, NHS inform has valuable advice – visit www. nhsinform. scot.
• Friday 20 September 2019
Most pharmacies will be open as normal, except:
Rowland Pharmacy, 29 Mount Oliphant Crescent, Ayr – closed
Ogg & Co ,44 Newmarket Street, Ayr
Alloway Pharmacy, 21 Alloway, Alloway – closed
Coylton Pharmacy, 13 Main Street, Coylton - closed
Mossblown Chemist, Mauchline Road, Mossblown – closed
Symington Pharmacy, 47 Brewlands Drive, Symington – closed
Dundonald Pharmacy, 11 Main Street, Dundonald – closed
• Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September 2019
All pharmacies open as normal.
• Monday 23 September 2019
All pharmacies will be closed, except: Boots, 168/ 170 High Street, Ayr – open 10am – 5pm
Morrisons Pharmacy, Castlehill Road, Ayr – open 8.30am – 6pm
Seafield Pharmacy, 43/ 45 Blackburn Drive, Ayr – open 9am – 6pm
Boots, 39 Dalrymple Street, Girvan – open 10am – 2pm
Boots, 89 Main Street, Prestwick – open 11am – 3pm
Boots, Unit 5 Academy Street, Troon – open 10am – 5pm
Stevenson Chemist, 131 Deveron Road, Troon – open 9am – 1pm
Going to the correct healthcare provider means you will be seen quicker and more efficiently.
If you need a doctor or dentist and it cannot wait call NHS 24 on 111.