The Health and Social Care Board and the Western Health and Social Care Trust (Western Trust) together with local GPs, pharmacists and dentists have been working to ensure local people have access to urgent care services over the Christmas and the New Year holiday period.
A spokesperson said: “Choosing the service most appropriate to your symptoms will mean you get the right treatment in the right place and will also help to manage your health service resources.”
The pharmacy rota arrangements for Christmas are as follows:- 25th December: Campbells/Medicare, 38 Main Street, 12 noon to 1pm; 26th December, Campbells/Medicare, 4-6pm; 27th December, Campbells/Medicare 5-6pm; 28th December, no rota - no local arrangement in operation; 1st January, 2016, Gibsons, 15 Market Street, Limavady 4-6pm. Western Urgent Care will be operating for all GP Practices from 6pm on Christmas Eve until practices open at 8.30am on 29th December, and from 6pm on 31st December until GP Practices open at 8.30am on 4th January 2016. The number to call is 028 71 865195.