Christmas at Riverside

Festive opening hours

We’re open as normal Monday-Friday 8am-6pm, except for:

  • Mon 27 Dec (closed)
  • Tues 28 Dec (closed)
  • Mon 3 Jan (closed)
  • Tues 4 Jan (closed)

Please call 111 if you have an urgent medical need if the Practice is closed, including if you have a minor injury or you think you need to go to A&E.

Please remember that A&E is for life-threatening conditions and emergencies.

Get prepped for Christmas

Remember to get yourself organised ahead of the festive season! Make sure you have adequate supply of regular medications and visit your pharmacy to stock up on over-the-counter medications, for example cold and flu remedies. Here are our top 10 things to have in your medicine cabinet this Christmas:

  1. Paracetamol for pain relief
  2. Ibuprofen for pain relief
  3. Indigestion remedy (!) such as antacid
  4. Plasters and first aid kit
  5. Ice packs
  6. Anti-histamine (for allergies)
  7. Anti-diarrhoeals and re-hydration sachets
  8. Mild laxative for constipation
  9. Children’s medicines
  10. Cling film (for burns)

Local pharmacy Christmas opening hours

Opening hours for East Lothian, Midlothian and North-East Edinburgh pharmacies can be found here (opens excel document)