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For information: National services to help this Easter

31 March 2023: Use the NHS App to order repeat prescriptions and NHS Service Finder to find bank holiday opening hours.

Use the NHS App to avoid missed prescriptions

To help reduce calls to your practice and 111, please encourage patients to manage their repeat prescriptions before the use the  Easter bank holiday weekend.

Your patients may be able to order these through a number of different apps and online services. The NHS App is a single place where they can:

  • find pharmacy bank holiday opening times using the ‘Find services near you’ feature
  • change their nominated pharmacy to a location convenient to them
  • request their repeat prescriptions

You can signpost your patients to the online help and support if they have questions about using the NHS App.

Use NHS Service Finder to find Easter opening hours

Health and care professionals can use NHS Service Finder to quickly locate nearby NHS services, check opening times and access other non-public information. It also provides directions and maps which can be shared with patients.

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Last edited: 31 March 2023 1:15 pm