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Healthcare for mid Essex across August bank holiday

There are a range of NHS services available to make sure you get the right treatment at the right time throughout the upcoming August bank holiday weekend.

If you’re unwell, you can access a variety of treatment and care by making sure you ‘choose well’ and use services such as their local community pharmacist or NHS 111.

Local community pharmacists provide free health advice to support you to self-care and no appointment is necessary. From coughs and colds to aches and pains, they can give expert help on everyday illnesses and answer questions about prescribed and over the counter medicines.

All year round, pharmacists can also advise on healthy eating, losing weight and giving up smoking and many have private areas where people can talk in confidence. You can see which pharmacies are open across the bank holiday weekends below.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including bank holidays, to offer medical advice and help when it isn’t an emergency. Simply call 111 from a landline or mobile phone to access this service for free.

If you need medical help urgently when your usual GP surgery is closed over the bank holiday weekend, you can call NHS 111 for immediate advice and to contact the GP out-of-hours service.

The Choose Well website also provides information about local health services - click here to find out more.

Please do not forget that Accident and Emergency at your local hospital should not be used unless it is a critical or life-threatening illness or injury.

Pharmacy opening hours for August Bank Holiday in Mid Essex:

Venue

Address

Opening Hours

Sainsbury’s  Pharmacy

2 White Hart Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 5PA

09:00 – 19:00

Boots Pharmacy

7 George Yard Shopping Centre, Braintree, CM8 1RB

10:00 – 16:00

Boots Pharmacy

43 High Chelmer, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1DD

10:00 – 17:00

Boots Pharmacy

54 High St, Maldon CM9 5PN

10:00 – 17:00

Boots Pharmacy

Unit 2B Chelmer Village Retail Park, Springfield, Chelmsford CM2 6XE

09:00 – 18:00

Boots Pharmacy

69-71 High Street, Halstead CO9 2JD

10:00 – 16:00

Morrison’s Pharmacy

Dickens Place, Copperfield Rd, N Melbourne, Chelmsford CM1 4UX

09:00 – 18:00

Tesco Pharmacy

Tesco Superstore, 1 The Square, Notley Green, Gt Notley, Braintree CM77 7WW

11:00 – 16:00

Tesco Pharmacy

Tesco Store, 47 – 53 Springfield Road, Chelmsford CM2 6QT

11:00 – 16:00

Tesco Pharmacy

Tesco Store, Fullbridge, Maldon CM9 4LE

11:00 – 16:00

Tesco Pharmacy

Princes Road, Chelmsford CM2 9XW

11:00 – 16:00

Boots Pharmacy

29 The Meadows, Chelmsford, CM2 6FD

10:30 – 16:30

Sainsbury’s Pharmacy

1 Western Approach, Stanway, Colchester, CO3 8AA

09:00 – 18:00

Boots

Unit 9, Tollgate West, Colchester, CO3 8RG

09:00 – 17:00

Tesco Pharmacy

Highwoods Sq, Highwoods, Colchester, CO4 9ED

09:00 – 18:00

Boots UK (Alliance Pharmacy)

37 Barfield Road, West Mersea, Colchester, CO5 8QX

10:00 – 16:00

Sainsbury’s Pharmacy

51 William Hunter Way, Brentwood, CM14 4WQ

09:00 – 19:00

Boots

223 High Street, Epping, Essex, CM16 4BL

10:00 – 16:00

Ropers The Chemist

3-5 High Street, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM16 1AB

11:00 – 12:00