Traffic on the roads at Easter is challenging and it can be just the same in Accident and Emergency – so why not be smart and beat the queues this Easter Bank Holiday weekend?
Patients can save time in the waiting room by visiting their pharmacist for quick, confidential advice on a range of common illnesses.
Your local pharmacy can help you with more than you might think. Pharmacists offer expert, confidential advice and treatment for many minor health problems.
As most GP surgeries will be closed on Friday and Monday, please check you will have enough of any medication you may need during the bank holiday but don't stockpile
Pharmacy opening hours in Essex over the bank holidays can be found on www.nhs.uk
You can type in your postcode on the website to find the nearest services.
You can also go to the NHS Choices website for information and advice on health conditions. If you need medical advice please call NHS 111.
Orsett Minor Injuries Unit, Rowley Road, Orsett RM16 3EU can deal with a wide range of minor injuries.
Accident and Emergency is for serious and life-threatening injuries and conditions only - please use your NHS wisely.
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Date: 10 April 2017