Late night pharmacies in Stokey:
Safedale Pharmacy: Stoke Newington Church Street
Open Monday – Friday 9am-7pm except Wednesdays (9am-6pm) and Saturday 9am-5.30pm.
MedChem Pharmacy: 73 Grand Parade, Green Lanes, N4. Tel 0208 802 4855
Close to the railway bridge and opposite McDonald’s.
Open every day till midngiht.
Sainsbury’s Supermarket, 4 Williamson Road, Green Lanes, N4 1UJ
Open Monday – Friday 7am-11pm, Saturday 7am – 10pm, Sunday 11am-5pm
Sign up to Pharmacy First and prevent unnecessary trips to your GP:
Stoke Newington is part of the Pharmacy First scheme which means your local pharmacist can give advice and treat a range of minor health conditions.
They include headaches, colds, fevers, hay-fever, constipation, mouth ulcers, indigestion, athletes foot, head lice, diarrhoea, thrush, bites and stings, back pain, coughs, teething and sprains.
All you need to do to benefit from the scheme is fill in a pink registration form at your doctors surgery. You don’t have to make an appointment with the pharmacist – just turn up..
Did you know if your children are aged two or three they can have a free nasal spray flu vaccination? Ask your GP for more info.
Useful links and local health info
The Healthy Start Scheme is offering free vitamins to all pregnant women, all women who have had a baby in the past year and all children under four years old in Hackney. Pop into your local pharmacy or visit www.hackney.gov.uk/healthy-start-for-all to find out more.
Free online counselling for Hackney residents
A free online counselling service which provides support and advice has been launched in Hackney.
The Big White Wall is= monitored by trained counsellors 24 hours a day. It’s open to everyone and those behind the scheme are particularly keen to reach new parents who may be experiencing anxiety and stress.
Visit www.bigwhitewall.com and enter your postcode to join.