Bank holiday GP closures

Most GP practices and health centres in the Borders will be closed on Monday, October 14.

Only Eyemouth Medical Practice, Roxburgh Street Surgery, Galashiels, Newcastleton Health Centre and the West Linton Medical Practice will remain open.

If your or someone you care for is unwell and can’t wait until your GP surgery re-opens, contact the NHS 24 helpline on 08454 24 24 24. If the condition is immediately life threatening, dial 999 for an emergency ambulance. If you or someone you care for requires medicines regularly, make sure you order and collect repeat prescriptions in good time to ensure you have enough medicine to last over the holiday weekend.

Romaines Pharmacy in Duns, Eyemouth Pharmacy and Greenlaw Pharmacy will be open as normal. For more information visit www.nhsborders.org.uk. General advice and information on how to stay healthy can be found at www.nhsinform.co.uk or contact NHS inform on 0800 22 44 88.