You can still get NHS support over the late May Bank Holiday (25th to 27th May inclusive) | Latest updates

You can still get NHS support over the late May Bank Holiday (25th to 27th May inclusive)

Man holding his back in pain

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 Bank Holiday period. Pharmacy opening times are below:

May Bank Holiday Pharmacy Opening Times

Pharmacy name Address 1 Adrress 2 Town Postcode Opening times
Monday 27th May 2024
Asda Pharmacy Northfield Avenue   Kettering NN16 9HU 10am – 4pm 
Asda Pharmacy Phoenix Parkway Lloyds Road Corby NN17 5DT 10am - 4pm
Boots 40 Market Place   Brackley NN13 7DP 2pm - 4pm
Boots 3 Wimborne Place   Daventry NN11 0XY 10am - 12pm
Boots Sixfields Retrail Park Gambrel Road Northampton NN5 5DG 10am - 12pm
Boots Lakeside Surgery   Corby NN17 2UR 10am - 4pm
Far Cotton Pharmacy Delapre Crescent Road Towcester Road Northampton NN4 8NG 2pm - 4pm
Healthlines Pharmacy 188-190 Studfall Avenue   Corby NN17 1LJ 2pm - 4pm
Regent Pharmacy 10 to 11 Regent Square   Northampton NN1 2NQ 10am - 4pm 
Tesco Instore Pharmacy 15 New Street   Daventry NN11 4BT 10am - 4pm
Tesco Instore Pharmacy 12 Weston Favell Centre   Northampton NN3 8JZ 10am - 4pm
Tesco Instore Pharmacy Carina Road   Kettering NN15 6XB 10am - 4pm
Tesco Instore Pharmacy Victoria Park Turnells Mill Lane Wellingborough NN8 2EF 10am - 4pm
Tesco Instore Pharmacy Oakley Road   Corby NN18 8AL 10am - 4pm
Tesco Instore Pharmacy Clannell Road   Northampton NN4 0JF 10am - 4pm
Thrapston Pharmacy 46 High Street   Thrapston NN14 4JH 10am - 12pm


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 Bank Holiday 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.


To help understand how people use our site we use statistical cookies, as well as one cookie to make the site work properly and one cookie which remembers your choices if you accept cookies. Find out more about our cookies and how you can manage them

Please choose a setting: