Patients can visit their pharmacist for quick, confidential advice on common illnesses.
Pharmacy opening hours in Leicestershire can be found on the NHS Choices website at www.nhs.uk along with information on walk-in centres, urgent care centres or minor injuries units. Patients can type in their postcode on the website to find their nearest services.
Chemist opening hours over the Christmas holidays are:
l Boots, Cheapside, Melton - shut on Christmas Day, open 10am to 4pm on Boxing Day (Dec 28) and shut on New Year’s Day.
l Daynight Pharmacy, Sherrard Street, Melton - open midday to 3pm on Christmas Day, Boxing Day (Dec 28) and New Year’s Day.
With most GP surgeries closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day patients should order medication they need in plenty of time.