Opening hours for pharmacies on Spring Bank Holiday (25 May) have been published by NHS England

Opening hours for pharmacies on Spring Bank Holiday (25 May) have been published by NHS England

May 19, 2020

Community pharmacies are not required to open on the spring bank holiday (Monday 25 May) as NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I) has confirmed that it has reverted to their standard norm of locally determined opening arrangements. 

Earlier today (19 May) NHSE&I regional team confirmed to the LPCs that sufficient numbers of pharmacies had volunteered to open on the bank holiday, ensuring there will be sufficient provision on the day.

Here is a list by area of their pharmacy opening times supplied by NHSE&I. Actual hours may be different to usual so residents are advised to check for specific arrangements.

Pharmacies open in Surrey

Pharmacies open in Sussex

Full pharmacy opening hours are also available here on the NHS website


Patients are reminded

  • Not attend their community pharmacy if they have symptoms of coronavirus. They should follow current NHS guidelines and/or use the 111 coronavirus service
  • To ask for help from a local helpline if they are having difficulty collecting their prescriptions due to illness or shielding
  • To call 999 for any serious condition or life threatening emergency other than suspected coronavirus

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