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Essential Christmas & New Year information 2008

Information to help you get through Christmas and New Year emergencies...

Pharmacies

Christmas Day, Derby

  • DayNight Pharmacy, 692 Osmaston Road, Derby, DE24 8GT
    10am - midnight - Tel: 01332 206261

Boxing Day, Derby

  • DayNight Pharmacy, 692 Osmaston Road, Derby, DE24 8GT
    10am - midnight  Tel: 01332 206261
  • Boots, Kingsway - 10:30 - 16:30
  • Boots, Westfiled Centre - 09:00 - 17:00
  • Boots, Wyvern - 10:00 - 17:00

New Year's Day, Derby

  • DayNight Pharmacy, 692 Osmaston Road, Derby, DE24 8GT
    10am - midnight  Tel: 01332 206261
  • Boots, Kingsway- 10:30 - 16:30
  • Sainsburys, Kingsway - 09:00 - 18:00
  • Sainsburys Wyvern - 09:00 - 19:00
  • Boots, Wyvern - 11:00 - 17:00
  • ASDA, Spondon - 11:00 - 19:00

GPs and Hospitals

Out of normal GP surgery hours, simply phone your usual surgery number and you will be redirected to the out-of-hours service.  This service is available whenever your GP surgery is closed.

Remember that the help and advice is available from the NHS Direct website at www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk (link below) or call 0845 46 47.  At busy times someone will phone you back, but you can call again if symptoms seem to be getting worse.

Only use the A&E department at your local hospital for genuine emergencies.  Otherwise, your GP should be your first port of call if you need medical care. 

For minor ailments and injuries you can visit Derby's Walk-in Centre on the Derbyshire Royal Infirmary site.

Dentists

In Derby, the emergency dental service is available between 10am and 5pm over Christmas by ringing 01332 888085.  A dental emergency is described as trauma, bleeding or swelling or pain not alleviated by painkillers.

In other areas, phone your usual dental practice number and you will be given further advice there.

Other helplines

  • Samaritans 08457 90 90 90
  • Childline  0800 11 11
  • NSPCC Child Protection Helpline  0808 800 5000
  • National Women’s Aid Federation 0845 702 3468
  • Social Services  Derby City Council: 01332 256066
  • Derbyshire County Council: 01773 728222
  • East Staffs Borough Council: 01785 354030
  • Cruse Bereavement Care 0870 167 1677

Gas, Electricity, Water etc

  • Gas - 0800 111 999
  • Electricity - 0800 056 8090
  • Water - 0800 783 4444 (Severn Trent Leakline)
  • Crimestoppers - 0800 555 111

Transport

  • Bus Enqiries: 0870 608 2 608
  • Trains: Enquiries: 08457 48 49 5
    No Trains on Christmas Day or Boxing Day - then reduced services until New Year

Other useful information

Derby City
For more information, visit the Derby City Council Website
The Social Services emergency number when offices are closed is 01332 256066

Rest of Derbyshire
For information about your local council's arrangements for Christmas and the New Year, visit their website

last updated: 19/12/2008 at 14:08
created: 19/12/2008

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