You can still get NHS support over the Easter Bank Holiday (29th March to 1st April inclusive) | Latest updates

You can still get NHS support over the Easter Bank Holiday (29th March to 1st April inclusive)

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There are a range of services available to support patients with urgent but not life-threatening illnesses and injuries.

Options include:

NHS 111
NHS 111 is available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day for urgent health concerns, giving you advice and reassurance without needing to leave your home.

111.NHS.UK can direct patients to the most appropriate service to meet their needs. If needed a healthcare professional will call you back.  

If you are contacting NHS 111 about a patient aged 5 or under please call 111.

Enhanced access (GP out of hours)
Bookable appointments with a healthcare practitioner such as a doctor, nurse or physio are available during weekday evenings and weekends but you may have to travel - book through your practice or 111.NHS.UK

Local pharmacy
Your local pharmacy can help with minor illnesses like coughs, colds and red eye. You can also now get care for a variety of common conditions including middle ear inflammation, impetigo, infected insect bites, shingles, sinusitis, sort throats and UTIs from local pharmacies. They are open late, on weekends and during Bank Holidays with no appointment needed.

Local pharmacies will be open throughout the Easter Bank Holiday period. Pharmacy opening times are available on the NHS England website

Corby Urgent Care Centre
Corby Urgent Care Centre is open every day between 8am and 8pm and can help with minor injuries/ illnesses such as lacerations, sprains, strains, minor burns or scalds.

Further details about Corby Urgent Care Centre can be found on the One Medical Group website

Urgent mental health support
If you are feeling unwell or are worried about someone, there are a range of support options available. Please visit the Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust website for information about what support is available

Accessing dental services
If you think you need urgent dental treatment over the Easter period, contact your usual dentist. If you can’t, or you don’t have one, use

If an urgent appointment is needed you will be provided with details of your local out of hours service.

Remember you can get the answers to hundreds of health questions, including seasonal advice via

Remember if it is a life-threatening emergency or  if you are concerned about an immediate risk of harm, either to yourself or someone else please phone 999.



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