Festive pharmacy opening times

Santa has teamed up with the NHS in the North East and North Cumbria to stay healthy and well for Christmas.

Saturday, 23rd December 2017, 6:00 am
Santa and pharmacist Clair Fenwick at D&C Pharmacy, Cullercoats. Picture by Lee Hogan

NHS England is advising anyone with a non-emergency health issue to see a pharmacist, make an appointment to see a GP over the Christmas and New Year period or call NHS 111, to keep A&E departments free for emergencies.

The following pharmacies are open over the Christmas period: Boots, Silverlink, Wallsend, Boxing Day, 8am-1pm, 2pm-6pm; Boots, Bedford Street, North Shields, Boxing Day, 10am-4pm; Boots, Park View Shopping Centre, Whitley Bay, Boxing Day, 10am-4pm; Lloyds Pharmacy, Battle Hill Walk-in Centre, Belmont Close, Wallsend, Christmas Day, 4pm-6pm, Boxing Day, 10am-4pm; Lloyds Pharmacy, Newsteads Drive, Whitley Bay, Boxing Day, 10am-4pm; Morrisons Pharmacy, Preston Grange, North Road, North Shields, Boxing Day, 10am-4pm; Morrisons Pharmacy, Hillheads Road, Whitley Bay, Boxing Day, 10am-4pm; Whitley Bay Pharmacy, Park View, Whitley Bay, Christmas Day, 2pm-4pm.