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Patient Newsletter March 21 Posted or Updated on 21 Mar 2024

Welcome to the latest of our weekly newsletters. We regard it as a priority that all patients at our Adlington, Buckshaw, Croston, Eaves Lane Chorley and Lostock Hall surgeries are kept fully informed of developments and news which may be of interest to you. We hope these updates continue to prove useful.


Prescription Ordering over Easter

For the information of all patients, please find below a guide to dates for ordering prescriptions over the forthcoming Easter break.

Prescriptions ordered on:                                                            Ready at Pharmacy:

Wednesday, March 27                                                                   Good Friday, March 29

Thursday, March 28                                                                         Wednesday, April 3

Good Friday, March 29; Easter Saturday, March 30            Thursday, April 4

Easter Sunday, March 31; Easter Monday, April 1

Tuesday, April 2 onwards                                                             Normal ordering times


Pharmacy Opening Times over Easter

Local pharmacies open over the Easter weekend are as follows. We have included nearby  pharmacies outside our area as these may be convenient for some patients.

Please also note there may be more pharmacies added to this list and we will advise as soon as this is the case. 

Good Friday, March 29

Boots, Capitol Retail Park, Walton-le-Dale PR5 4AA 01772 885478. 9am-6pm.

Asda, Clayton Green PR6 7JY 01772 332290. 10am-4pm.

Asda, Skelmersdale, Lancashire WN8 6LA 01695 567010. 10am-4pm.

Easter Saturday, March 30

Normal opening hours at all pharmacies. 

Easter Sunday, March 31

Allied Pharmacy, 38 Burscough Street, Ormskirk 01695 580655. 1pm-4pm.

Leyland Late Night, 6 Hough Lane, Leyland PR25 2SD 01772 905678. 10am-1pm.

Buckshaw Pharmacy, 25 Main Square, Buckshaw Village PR7 7AR 01772 462341. 1.30pm-4.30pm.

Easter Monday, April 1

Capitol Retail Park, Walton-le-Dale, Preston PR5 4AA 01772 885478 9am-6pm.

Asda, Clayton Green 01772 332290. 10am-4pm.


Surgery Opening Times over Easter

Please find below opening times over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. These times apply to all our surgeries.

Thursday, March 28: Usual hours ie Phone lines open 8am-6.30pm. Doors open 8.30am-1pm and 2pm-6pm.

Good Friday, March 29. Closed. Please call 111 for medical advice and 999 in the event of an emergency.

Easter Saturday, March 30: Our normal enhanced service of pre-booked appointments will operate.

Easter Sunday, March 31 and Easter Monday, April 1: Closed. Please call 111 for medical advice and 999 in the event of an emergency.

Tuesday, April 2: Normal hours. Phone lines open 8am-6.30pm. Doors open 8.30am-1pm , 2pm-6pm.


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