If you are ill, seeking health advice and both your pharmacy and doctor’s surgery are closed – during the evening, at weekends or on public holidays you can call NHS 24 on 111 to access the confidential telephone health advice and information service; or visit the NHS inform website for health advice including self help guide and health encyclopedia.

If you have a prescription that has been marked urgent by the doctor, NHS24 will be able to advise you how to get this prescription dispensed. You could also try looking at health and medication information sources we have made available via our website click here or have a look at our health information page