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See list of pharmacies open in Suffolk on Monday, May 29

PUBLISHED: 08:09 26 May 2017 | UPDATED: 08:25 26 May 2017

Pharmacists can issue help and advice as well as over-the-counter medication for many minor injuries and illnesses. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Pharmacists can issue help and advice as well as over-the-counter medication for many minor injuries and illnesses. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

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As the bank holiday approaches, health professionals in Suffolk are urging people to be prepared and avoid an unnecessary trip to A&E.

Keeping medicine cabinets filled with essentials like paracetamol and getting stocked up on any regular prescriptions are two simple ways to get ready for the long weekend.

Dr Christopher Browning, a GP in Long Melford and chairman of West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group, said: “By choosing the right health care option you will get treated more quickly and lessen the pressure on health staff over this busy weekend.”

Dr Mark Shenton, Stowmarket GP and chairman of Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group, encouraged people to utilise the number of pharmacies open over the holiday weekend, as well as the NHS 111 non-emergency line.

He said: “If you have forgotten to order your regular medicine from your GP and run out over the holiday period your pharmacist may be able to help by providing an emergency supply. Please remember to take your repeat slip or empty pack(s) with you to show the pharmacist what you usually take.”

The following Suffolk pharmacies will be open on Monday, May 29:

• Aldeburgh Pharmacy, 125 High Street, Aldeburgh, 10am to 2pm

• Your Local Boots Pharmacy, 11-13 Cornhill, Bury St Edmunds, 9am to 5pm

• Tesco Instore Pharmacy, St Saviours Interchange, Bury St Edmunds, 9am to 6pm

• Asda, Western Way, Bury St Edmunds, 9am to 4pm

• Lloyds Pharmacy, Sainsbury Store, Bedingfield Way, Bury St Edmunds, 9am to 7pm

• Your Local Boots Pharmacy, 86 Hamilton Road, Felixstowe, 10am to 4pm

• Morrisons Pharmacy, Grange Farm Avenue, Cavendish Park Estate, Felixstowe, 9am to 5pm

• Hadleigh Mill Pharmacy, Hadleigh Health Centre, Market Place, Hadleigh, 10am to 12noon

• Your Local Boots Pharmacy, 15 High Street, Haverhill, 10am to 4pm

• Tesco Instore Pharmacy Cangle Road, Haverhill, 9am to 6pm

• Your Local Boots Pharmacy, Buttermarket Shopping Centre, Ipswich, 10.30am to 4.30pm

• Your Local Boots Pharmacy, 5 Tavern Street, Ipswich, 10.30am to 4.30pm

• Tesco Instore Pharmacy, Anson Road, Martlesham Heath, 9am to 6pm

• Tesco Instore Pharmacy, Ropes Drive, Grange Farm, Kesgrave, 9am to 6pm

• Tesco Stores, Copdock Interchange, London Road, Ipswich, 9am to 6pm

• Lloyds Pharmacy, Felixstowe Road, Warren Heath, 9am to 6pm

• Lavenham Pharmacy, 3 High Street, Lavenham, 11.30am to 4pm

• Your Local Boots Pharmacy, 82 High Street, Newmarket, 10am to 4pm

• Tesco Instore Pharmacy, Fordham Road, Newmarket, 6am to 6pm

• Your Local Boots Pharmacy, 13-14 Market Hill, Sudbury, 10am to 4pm

• Tesco Instore Pharmacy, Springlands Road, Sudbury, 9am to 6pm

• Your Local Boots Pharmacy, 21 Ipswich Street, Stowmarket, 10am to 4pm

• Instore Pharmacy, Cedars Link Road, Stowmarket, 9am to 6pm

• Boots, Thoroughfare, Woodbridge, 10am to 4pm

• Your Local Boots Pharmacy 5 New Market, Beccles, 10am to 4pm

• Tesco Instore Pharmacy, George Westwood Way, Beccles, 9am to 6pm

• Your Local Boots Pharmacy, Gapton Hall Road, Great Yarmouth, 8.30am to 11.59pm

• Your Local Boots Pharmacy, 3 Market Gates, Great Yarmouth, 9.30am to 4.30pm

• Town Pharmacy, 171 King Street, Great Yarmouth, 10am to 4pm

• Tesco Instore Pharmacy, Pasteur Road, Southtown, Great Yarmouth, 9am to 6pm

• Your Local Boots, Pharmacy, 76A London Road North, Lowestoft, 10am to 4pm

• Pharmacy, High Street, Lowestoft, 12noon to 2pm

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