Your Services

If you need medical attention over the bank holiday remember, your local pharmacist is qualified to give expert advice on a range on minor health concerns.

Your GP practice will be closed on bank holiday Monday but there are a number of planned and unplanned appointments available at one of three hubs: Waters Meeting Health Centre, Winifred Kettle Centre and the Urgent Treatment Centre, based at the Royal Bolton Hospital.

Appointments are available between 9am and 1pm throughout the weekend – just call your usual GP practice for further guidance.

An out of hours GP service is also available overnight from 6.30pm to 8am – again call your GP practice.

Remember, A&E is for serious injuries and life-threatening conditions.

Click here to find out which pharmacies are open in Bolton over the bank holiday weekend.

GP Surgeries – core opening times

Bolton’s GP surgeries are open from 8.00am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday, including Wednesday afternoons.

Parents will be pleased to know that children under 12 must be assessed on the same day if they call their GP for an appointment. This could be a telephone consultation to begin with however, a child may be invited down to the practice if required. In cases where a child needs urgent hospital care, this can be arranged directly by the GP.

These opening times are a core component of the Bolton Quality Contract – an initiative developed by the CCG to enable the public to gain easier access to their GP.

Access to GP surgeries outside of core hours

If you require an appointment between 6.30pm and 9.30pm Monday to Friday or a morning appointment at the weekend, contact your GP practice as usual, and you will be advised to attend one of three hubs, currently at:

Waters Meeting Health Centre, Winifred Kettle Centre and the Urgent Treatment Centre, based at the Royal Bolton Hospital (access via Main Entrance).

If you need urgent help from a GP, day or night, please ring your GP practice as normal and you'll be directed to the right service at the right time.

To find your nearest doctor, dentist, pharmacy, or other service, enter your postcode into the box above and click on search. Or, alternatively select a service from the list to the right.


Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Bury New Road, Prestwich,Manchester, M25 3BL

Tel: 0161 773 9121



If you need to speak to somebody, the following organisations can offer you some help and support -

Single Point of Access

They can help with all mental health referrals and queries. You can get in touch by ringing 01204 483101.

The Samaritans

They have a 24 hour free telephone support line, and can meet you in person (please phone to confirm access times).

Bolton telephone: 01204 521200 (local call charges apply)

National telephone: 116 123 (this number is free to call)


Voluntary sector organisation in Bolton, offering support to people living with a mental health condition. Telephone 01204 380643 and website


Online counselling and emotional well-being support for children and young people up to the age of 25.  


National charity which helps young people under the age of 35 who may be experiencing suicidal thoughts, or help for those worried about someone: Call 0800 068 41 41 or visit their website



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Kamsons Pharmacy 2 Lucy Street, Heaton,, Bolton, BL1 5PU
01204 840583
Harwood Pharmacy Harwood Medical Centre, Hough Fold Way, Harwood, Bolton, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL2 3HQ
01204 304433
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Ladybridge Pharmacy 6 Broadgate, Ladybridge, BOLTON, BL3 4PZ
01204 61888
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Highfield Pharmacy 241 Highfield Road, Farnworth, Bolton, Lancashire, BL4 0NX
01204 573375
Cohens Chemist 10 The Hillock, Harwood, Bolton, Lancashire, BL2 3HP
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Mossbank Pharmacy 833 Moss Bank Way, Johnson Fold, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL1 5SN
01204 848888
Asda Pharmacy Asda Stores, Brackley Street, Farnworth, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL4 9DT
01204 703410
Market Pharmacy 34 Brackley Street, Farnworth, Bolton, BL4 9DR
01204 571124
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Cohens Chemist 1 Market Street, Little Lever, Bolton, Lancashire, BL3 1HH
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Well Farnworth - Frederick Street HC Frederick Street, Farnworth, Farnworth, Bolton, Lancashire, Lancashire, BL4 9AH
01204 793 488
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