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                                 Christmas and New Year Opening Hours 

All repeat prescription requests needed over the Christmas period are to be ordered by Monday 22nd December. 

CHRISTMAS EVE - Normal opening hours (8am-6.30pm) 

CHRISTMAS DAY - CLOSED

BOXING DAY - CLOSED

SATURDAY 27th DECEMBER - Open, FOR PRE-BOOKED APPOINTMENTS ONLY, NO phones and NO prescription requests to be generated. 

MONDAY 29th DECEMBER - Normal opening hours

TUESDAY 30th DECEMBER - Normal opening hours

NEW YEARS EVE - Normal opening hours

NEW YEARS DAY - CLOSED

FRIDAY 2nd JANUARY - Normal opening hours 

 

 

 

NHS Choices Conditions and Treatments

See the NHS Choices Conditions and Treatments browser for an in-depth description of many common health issues.


Childrens Health

There is a good guide on the NHS website which describes various conditions affecting children.  There is advice on how to diagnose them, how to treat them and if further advice should be consulted.

NHS childhood illness slideshow


When Should I Worry?

Having an ill child can be a very scary experience for parents. If you understand more about the illness it can help you to feel more in control. This booklet is for parents (and older children) and deals with common infections in children who are normally healthy.

Download the booklet


Fevers

Most symptoms of a fever in young children can be managed at home with infant paracetamol. If the fever is very high, they may have an infection that needs treating with antibiotics.  

 


Head Lice

Head lice are insects that live on the scalp and neck. They may make your head feel itchy. Although head lice may be embarrassing and sometimes uncomfortable, they don't usually cause illness. However, they won't clear up on their own and you need to treat them promptly


Nosebleeds

Nosebleeds (also known as epistaxis) are fairly common, especially in children, and can generally be easily treated.


These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice

 
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