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​Health care over the Bank Holiday weekend (26-28 August)

Patients registered with a Southwark GP are reminded that appointments are available over the Bank Holiday weekend (26-28 August), 8am to 8pm, through our extended primary care service.

This service aims to make it easier for patients to access a GP or practice nurse. It's delivered by our GP practices who work together to provide extra appointments in the daytime, evening and weekends from locations in the north and south of the borough.

So if you need healthcare and your surgery is closed, you should contact the GP out-of-hours service (SELDOC) on 020 8693 9066 and they can refer you to the service, if it's right for you. 

Most GP practices in Southwark will be closed over the Bank Holiday, but the extended primary care service will be open throughout and can see patients needing urgent appointments who have been referred by the GP out-of-hours service (SELDOC).

Please be aware that the extended primary care service is not a walk-in service - an appointment must be booked for you in advance, so you do need to contact the GP out-of-hours service (SELDOC) first. 

If you have regular prescribed medicine, make sure you have enough supplies to last over the Bank Holiday. Talk to your doctor or nurse practitioner beforehand if you need more to see you through.

When your surgery is closed, your local pharmacist, a qualified health professional, may be able to help with common, non-urgent conditions. You won't need an appointment but check opening hours below.  For general advice, you can contact NHS 111 and in serious or life-threatening emergencies, dial 999 or visit A&E. 


Pharmacies open in Southwark, Monday 28 August 2017:

Morrisons Pharmacy

Aylesham Centre, Rye Lane, Peckham


020 7485 12419:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tesco Instore PharmacyOld Kent Road020 7129 82479:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Lloyds PharmacyGuys Hospital020 7699 532010:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tesco Instore PharmacySurrey Quays Shopping Centre, Redriff Road020 3801 62109:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Lloyds Pharmacy80 Dog Kennel Hill020 7733 61959:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Brockwell Park Pharmacy7 Half Moon Lane020 7274 392810:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Asda PharmacyOld Kent Road020 7500 79109:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Boots the ChemistUnit 11-13, Surrey Quays Shopping Centre020 7272 008411:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Boots the Chemist289-291 Walworth Road020 7703 435611:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Boots the Chemist333-334 Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre020 7703 614911:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Jamaica Road Pharmacy182 Jamaica Road020 7237 34838:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Boots the Chemist20 Rye Lane020 7639 154411:00 AM – 5:00 PM