GP appointments - Use eConsult anytime to self-check your symptoms and receive on the spot medical advice 24/7. This also helps to relieve pressure on GPs by giving you access to round-the-clock support and alternative treatment providers.
Practice opening times over the Bank Holiday period will be:
Thu 22 Aug - Open as usual
Fri 23 Aug - Open as usual
Sat 24 Aug - Closed
Sun 26 Aug - Closed
Mon 27 Aug - Closed
Tue 28 Aug - Open as usual
Wed 29 Aug - Open as usual
It is vital that you plan ahead for the Bank Holiday. Please allow two full days to process repeat prescriptions. Outside our normal opening times, pharmacy cover over the holiday period will be provided by local Parmacies. Further information on opening hours is available here
Emergency Supply Service - If find that you have run out of your medication over the holiday period you can ask your local pharmacy to provide you with an emergency supply (of up to 5 days).
Minor injury units and urgent care centres are open over the holiday period – including West Cornwall Hospital in Penzance, which is open 24-hours, and the primary care centre at Camborne Redruth community hospital, which is open from 8am to 10pm, Monday to Friday. Further information on these units and on Accident & Emergecny waiting times is available here
If you are not sure where to go, you can dial 111 and they will direct you to the most appropriate place for your needs. NHS 111 provides 24-hour expert non-emergency medical help, including when your GP surgery is closed. It’s free to call from landlines or mobile phones and is staffed by fully-trained advisors and experienced clinicians. More information can be found here
Published: Aug 19, 2019