Christmas opening for Doncaster doctors and chemists


Many Doncaster GP surgeries and pharmacies will be running reduced hours throughout the festive period.

If you need advice, treatment or to see a GP throughout the Christmas break, access the following services: GP Out-of-Hours Service - an out-of-hours service operates when your surgery is closed and can be contacted on 0845 122 2120. Available all year round: Doncaster Same Day Health Centre - For treatment of minor illness and injury by appointment only, based at Cavendish Court, South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DJ. Ring 01302 123 3103. 8am to 8pm. All appointments are seen within 24 hours of booking.

Minor Injuries Units: For treatment of minor burns, scalds, infected wounds, sprains, cuts, grazes and possible broken bones. Based at Montagu Hospital, Adwick Road, Mexborough, S64 0AZ. Open daily 9am to 9pm, except Christmas Day. NHS 111: You should call the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it’s not a life-threatening situation. Access this service by simply ringing 111. The service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you access local urgent health services.

Adult social care: If you need help or advice about adult social care, including home care, residential care, or if you are struggling to care for someone at home please contact the Adult Contact Team (ACT) on 01302 737391. ACT is available Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5.00pm.

Emergency Social Services Duty Team: Doncaster also has an Emergency Social Services Duty Team, which provides an out of hours service in all situations where crisis has occurred involving: children, families, disabilities, mental health and the vulnerable and elderly. Contact 01302 796000.

Pharmacies available over holiday period: A number of pharmacies will be open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Bank Holiday Monday, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Check the follow link to see which are open: Click here