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NHS City and Hackney Clinical Commissioning Group
Easter out-of-hours information
23 March 2018

Over Easter Weekend, your GP practice will be open normal working hours with the exception of Friday 30 March (Easter Friday) and Monday 2 April (Easter Monday) when either of the below practices will be open.

  • Hoxton Surgery - open Good Friday 8am – 8pm
  • Stamford Hill – open Good Friday and Easter Monday 8am – 8pm
  • Richmond Road Medical Centre – Easter Monday Friday 8am – 8pm

Some practices across City and Hackney will also be open on the Saturday and Sunday as well - check here for more information.

Need to see a GP on Good Friday or Easter Monday?
Patients registered with a City and Hackney Practice can ask to be seen between 8am and 8pm at either of the above practices on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Please ask your own surgery to book you an appointment.

If you need a GP appointment on Good Friday or Easter Monday and haven’t booked in advance, you will need to ring City and Hackney’s out-of-hours GP service, CHUHSE, on 020 8185 0545. CHUHSE will book a same day appointment if one is available, please note that not everyone will be suitable to be seen – you will be advised.

Prescription medicines
If you take regular medicines on repeat prescription, it is important that you have enough supplies to cover the entire bank holiday weekend. Please make sure that you have ordered your medicines, allowing plenty of time for this to be processed by your GP practice and dispensed by your chemist before the bank holiday weekend begins. If you however run out of your prescription medicines over the bank holiday, call 111 and ask for advice about how you may be able to access an emergency supply.

Pharmacies open on holiday holidays
Pharmacists can advise you on minor illnesses like sore throats, coughs and colds. View a list of pharmacies that are open on the bank holidays in the City of London and Borough of Hackney.

Urgent dental treatment
If you have an urgent dental problem and your usual dental practice is closed, call 111 and ask to speak to the Dental Advice Service.