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May/Aug 2019 Final Bank Holiday opening hour information: 

Please click the link below to view the final report detailing the Pharmacy opening hours for May/Aug 2019:

May & Aug 2019 BH Rota FINAL

Please note the following changes to hours from the draft report circulated on 8 Apr 2019, I have included these changes in the attached report. Please update DoS as necessary:

FWL29 Huntington Pharmacy, 1-3 North Lane, York, YO32 9RU: changed from open on 06/05/2019 08:30-12:30 to closed

FXM77 Lloyds Pharmacy, 253 Anlaby Road, Hull, HU3 2SE: changed from closed on 06/05/2019 to open 10:00-16:00

FQ509 Boots Pharmacy, 64 Baxtergate, Whitby, YO21 1BL: changed from closed on 26/08/2019 to open 10:00-16:00


Easter 2019 Final Bank Holiday opening hour information: 

Please click the link below to view the final report detailing the Pharmacy opening hours for April 2019.

Easter 2019 BH report FINAL

Please note the following changes to hours from the draft report circulated on 18 March 2019:

FMK40 Lloyds Pharmacy 10 Cambridge Avenue: changed to ‘closed’ 19/04/19 & 22/04/2019

FW062 Lloyds Pharmacy 53-55 Fieldhouse Road: changed to ‘closed’ 19/04/19 & 22/04/2019

FV786 Lloyds Pharmacy Fifth Avenue: changed to ‘closed’ 19/04/19 & 22/04/2019

FDN20 Boots Pharmacy 203-204 High Street: changed to 09:00-13:30, 14:00-17:30 19/04/2019 and 10:00-13:30, 14:00-16:00 22/04/2019

FDT52 Lloyds Pharmacy 48-49 Goodhart Road: changed to ‘closed’ 21/04/2019

FFG96 Lloyds Pharmacy Unit 3-4 Littondale Shopping Centre: changed to 13:00-14:00 21/04/2019

FQF07 Lloyds Pharmacy Monks Cross Shopping Park: changed to 09:00-17:00 19/04/19 & 22/04/2019

FXL62 Lloyds Pharmacy Doncaster Road: changed to 09:00-17:00 19/04/19 & 22/04/2019

FNR70 Lloyds Pharmacy Corporation Road: changed to 09:00-17:00 19/04/19 & 22/04/2019

If you are not sure if you have been directed to open, you can access the direction rotas below:


Further instructions:

  • Please update your DoS & NHS UK Profiles accordingly (Please note: if you do not add hours for a bank holiday it will default to your normal opening hours)
  • Ensure staff on duty have access to all IT systems and mailboxes necessary
  • If closed – use the template on the link below to notify patients of the nearest open pharmacy.
  • If directed to open – remember to claim the directed 1 or 2 hours via the PharmOutcomes platform (see directions on link below)

Pharmacy Opening Notification Template


NHS England Directions to Open

For those pharmacies who have been directed to open, please use the new claim form on PharmOutcomes. Pharmacies will be accredited to use the form on PO prior to each bank holiday.

Paper claims will no longer be accepted – If you don’t claim via PO you wont get paid                                            

Please click the following links to ensure you are opening as directed by NHS England for the bank holidays in 2017-2020:

Pharmacy Bank Holiday Arrangements 2017-Easter 2020 Withernsea
Pharmacy Bank Holiday Arrangements 2017-Easter 2020 Beverley v2
Pharmacy Bank Holiday Arrangements 2017-Easter 2020 Bridlington
Pharmacy Bank Holiday Arrangements 2017-Easter 2020 Goole
Pharmacy Bank Holiday Arrangements 2017-Easter 2020 Hull
Pharmacy Bank Holiday Arrangements 2017-Easter 2020 NEL