If you are not feeling well over the festive period, please take some time to think about where you should go for help.
Many common ailments, such as colds and flu or stomach upsets can be treated without you going to GPs or local hospitals. Pharmacists often provide the appropriate help or advice you need so you can enjoy your Christmas break with your family.
Did you know you can see a GP or nurse during the evening and weekend?
Evening and weekend GP and nurse appointments are available to all patients registered with a GP practice in Darlington. You can make an appointment to see a GP or nurse at Doctor Piper House, King Street on Saturdays 8am-2pm; Sundays 9am-1pm; Mondays-Thursdays 6.30-9pm and Fridays 6.30-8.30pm. Appointments must be pre-booked by calling your GP practice or NHS 111.
Take control of your health and make sure you have a fully stocked medicine cabinet to help you deal with any unexpected illness. Be prepared by checking our guide here: https://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Pharmacy/Pages/Yourmedicinecabinet.aspx
Don’t forget there is the free NHS child health app gives easy to understand guidance on childhood illnesses. It can help you recognise when your child is unwell, and give advice on when and where to seek further treatment.
Here is the list of which pharmacies are open over the festive period.
|Pharmacy||Address||Tel:||25th December||26th December||1st January|
|Asda Pharmacy||Whinbush Way, Darlington, DL1 3RB||01325 373 410||Closed||09:00 – 18:00||10:00 – 18:00|
|Boots||47-53 Northgate, Darlington, DL1 1TT||01325 465 644||Closed||07:00 - 17:30||11:00 – 16:00|
|Cockerton Pharmacy||5 West Auckland Road, Cockerton Darlington, DL3 9EJ||01325 484 828||12:00 - 21:30||10:00 - 18:00||10:00 – 18:00|
|Lloyds Pharmacy||150 Victoria Road, Darlington, DL1 5JG||01325 481 964|
01325 555 205
|Closed||09:00 - 18:00||09:00 – 18:00|
|Morrisons Pharmacy||Morton Park Way, Morton Par,k Darlington, DL1 4PJ||01325 383 181||Closed||10:00 - 16:00||10:00 – 16:00|