Many pharmacies across Swindon will be closed or open with reduced hours this Easter. 

Patients nearing the end of their current supply of medication are advised to get their repeat prescriptions in ahead of the bank holiday weekend, which will see many pharmacies close their doors for four days from the end of Thursday 18 April. 

A small number of pharmacies will be open on Easter Sunday (21 April), with a larger number open on Good Friday (19 April) and Easter Monday (22 April). 

Most pharmacies will open according to their usual Saturday opening hours on Saturday 20 April. 

 

Pharmacies open on Good Friday

  • Asda Pharmacy - Orbital Shopping Park, Thamesdown Drive (9am - 6pm)
  • Asda Pharmacy - West Swindon District Centre, Tewkesbury Way (9am - 6pm) 
  • Boots Pharmacy - Orbital Shopping Park, Thamesdown Drive (8.30am - 9pm)
  • Boots Pharmacy - Greenbridge Retail Park, Drakes Way (8.30am - 8pm)
  • Boots Pharmacy - Brunel Shopping Centre, Canal Walk (8am - 7pm) 
  • Morrisons Pharmacy - Morrisons Supermarket, Thames Avenue (10am - 4pm) 
  • Tesco Pharmacy - Tesco Extra, Ocotal Way (12pm - 4pm)

 

Pharmacies open on Easter Sunday

  • Facechoice Pharmacy - Freshbrook Village Centre, Freshbrook (2pm - 6pm)
  • Hawthorn Pharmacy - 261 Cricklade Road (12pm - 4pm)
  • Sparcells Pharmacy - Midwinter Close, Peatmoor (10am - 2pm)

 

Pharmacies open on Easter Monday

  • Asda Pharmacy - Orbital Shopping Park, Thamesdown Drive (9am - 6pm) 
  • Asda Pharmacy - West Swindon District Centre, Tewkesbury Way (9am - 6pm)
  • Boots Pharmacy - Orbital Shopping Park, Thamesdown Drive (8.30am - 6pm)
  • Boots Pharmacy - Greenbridge Retail Park, Drakes Way (8.30am - 6pm) 
  • Boots Pharmacy - Brunel Shopping Centre, Canal Walk (10am - 5pm) 
  • Morrisons Pharmacy - Morrisons Supermarket, Thames Avenue (10am - 4pm)
  • Tesco Pharmacy - Tesco Extra, Ocotal Way (12pm - 4pm) 

 

The bank holiday opening hours for each pharmacy in Swindon can be viewed and downloaded by clicking here

Any person needing urgent or emergency care during the Easter weekend will still be able to visit the Urgent Care Centre at the Great Western Hospital, as well as the Walk-in Centre at the Swindon NHS Health Centre, both of which will be open as usual. 

People with a genuine life-threatening injury or illness should not hesitate in calling 999 or visiting the Emergency Department at the Great Western Hospital. 

More information on the healthcare services available in Swindon can be found by clicking here