Patients reminded to request repeat prescriptions in good time for the holidays

7 December 2017

Christmas and New Year can be a busy time when mundane chores like checking medicine supplies can be overlooked. But local GPs are warning people to order repeat prescriptions early to ensure they have enough to tide them over the holiday period when GP practices and pharmacies are closed.

Changes to Christmas and New Years pharmacy opening times

chemist pharmacy

5 December 2017

Pharmacy opening times in London are going to change over the Christmas and New Year holiday period.

To view pharmacy opening times, you can download this London wide spreadsheet (opens Excel spreadsheet).

Don’t put off getting the flu vaccination

20 November 2017

Flu is an unpleasant illness for most people, but for certain vulnerable groups the effects can be severe. People with a long term medical condition, pregnant women, those aged 65 or over and carers can get a flu vaccine free of charge on the NHS to help protect them against catching flu and developing serious complications. Children aged 2 and 3 can also help to be protected from flu with a quick nasal spray.