Latest News — articles for May 2019

Collecting medicine from a pharmacy

Southampton May bank holiday pharmacy opening times 2019

Details of pharmacies open in Southampton on the two May bank holidays (Monday 6 May and Monday 27 May) are available on our website:  Southampton pharmacy opening times for the May bank holidays 2019

As well as dispensing medicine, pharmacists can also help with expert advice on minor illnesses and injuries, such as hayfever and sore throats, and many pharmacies can provide emergency contraception. Find out more

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Making Southampton a Dementia Friendly City

This week is Dementia Action Week (20 – 26 May) which encourages everyone to start a conversation about dementia.

Here in Southampton we are working to become a Dementia Friendly City and there's lots going on in our communities. The Southampton Dementia Action Alliance, led by the Alzheimer’s Society, is a group of originations and individuals who have committed to working together to help people live well with dementia in Southampton. You can keep up to date with The Southampton Dementia Action Alliance and find out how you can get involved on Facebook and Twitter. Read more.

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GP and patient

GP appointments available across Southampton from 8am – 9pm every day of the week

Did you know that here in Southampton, GP appointments are available throughout the week, into the evening and on weekends?

Matt Stevens, Lay Member of NHS Southampton City Clinical Commissioning Group and Chair of the Primary Medical Care Commissioning Committee, who are the local NHS group who make decisions about GP practices in the city, said: “We know that it can be difficult to know where to go when you are feeling unwell, so want to remind people about the range of support available here in Southampton." Read more.

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