Easter weekend: Pharmacy opening times in Ayrshire

Ayrshire residents are urged to check medicine supplies ahead of the Easter weekend.

As GP surgeries are closed on Friday 15th and Monday 18th April, residents are advised to come prepared to deal with common illnesses and to check that they have an adequate supply of medications such as paracetamol, cures for indigestion and medicines especially for children.

Those who regularly take medication are advised to check available supplies and only order what you need to ensure you have enough to get through the holiday weekend.

Some community pharmacists will remain open on Friday April 15 and Monday April 18 and will be able to provide advice on how to treat everyday ailments.

NHS 24 also has a number of pharmacists who are able to answer questions about medicine and pharmacy over the phone on 111.

And NHS inform has valuable advice on how to prepare for the holidays.



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Ayrshire Live has compiled a list of pharmacy opening times in North, East and South Ayrshire over the Easter weekend:

North Ayrshire

• Good Friday (April 15)

Most pharmacies will be open normally, except:

Davidsons Chemists, 18 Main Street, Dalry

Davidsons Chemists, 20 Main Street, Dreghorn

Town Pharmacy, Station Plaza, Pennyburn, Kilwinning

Gallagher Pharmacy, 17/19 Raise Street, Saltcoats

Care Pharmacy, 55 Main Street, Springside

• Saturday April 16

All pharmacies will be open as normal.

• Sunday April 17

All pharmacies will be closed, except:

Boots Pharmacy, 1 Fullarton Square, Irvine – 11am – 5pm

Superdrug Pharmacy, 6B Aitken Street, Largs – 11am – 5pm

• Easter Monday (April 18)

All pharmacies will be closed, except:

Arran Pharmacy, Lamlash, Isle of Arran – 9am – 1pm

Arran Pharmacy, Shore Road, Whiting Bay, Isle of Arran – 11am – 1pm

Arran Pharmacy, Brodick, Isle of Arran – 9am – 1pm

Boots Pharmacy, 1 Fullarton Square, Irvine – 12pm – 4pm

Superdrug Pharmacy, 6B Aitken Street, Largs – 9am – 5pm

Morrisons Pharmacy, 4 Irvine Road, Largs – 10am – 5pm

Cumbrae Pharmacy, 30 Stuart Street, Millport – 9am – 1pm and 2pm – 5.30pm

East Ayrshire

• Good Friday (April 15)

Most pharmacies will be open normally, except:

Davidsons Chemists, 4/8 Irvine Road, Crosshouse

Doon Valley Pharmacy, 5 Cathcartston, Dalmellington

Dalrymple Pharmacy, 6 Main Street, Dalrymple

Drongan Pharmacy, 64 Mill ‘O’ Shield Road, Drongan

Fenwick Pharmacy, 77 Main Road, Fenwick

Stewart Pharmacy, 55 High Street, Stewarton

• Saturday April 16

All pharmacies will be open as normal.

• Sunday April 17

All pharmacies will be closed, except:

Morrisons Pharmacy, West Langlands Street, Kilmarnock – 10am – 4pm

Boots Pharmacy, 62/70 King Street, Kilmarnock – 12pm – 4pm

• Easter Monday (April 18)

All pharmacies will be closed, except:

Boots Pharmacy, 62/70 King Street, Kilmarnock – 12pm – 4pm

Morrisons Pharmacy, West Langlands Street, Kilmarnock – 10am – 5pm

South Ayrshire

• Good Friday (April 15)

Most pharmacies will be open normally, except:

Alloway Pharmacy, 21 Alloway, Ayr

Ogg & Co, 44 ​​Newmarket Street, Ayr

Coylton Pharmacy, 13 Main Street, Coylton

Davidsons Chemists, 11 Main Street, Dundonald

Mossblown Pharmacy, Mauchline Road, Mossblown

Davidsons Chemists, 47 Brewlands Drive, Symington

Tarbolton Pharmacy, La Croix, Tarbolton

• Saturday April 16

All pharmacies will be open as normal.

• Sunday April 17

All pharmacies will be closed, except:

Boots Pharmacy, 167/170 High Street, Ayr – 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Morrisons Pharmacy, Castlelhill Road, Ayr – 10am – 4pm

Lloyds Pharmacy, 146 Dalmellington Road, Ayr – 10am – 5pm

Boots Pharmacy, 49 Academy Street, Troon – 12pm – 4pm

• Easter Monday (April 18)

All pharmacies will be closed, except:

Boots Pharmacy, 167/170 High Street, Ayr – 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Morrisons Pharmacy, Castlehill Road, Ayr – 10am – 5pm

Boots Pharmacy, 49 Academy Street, Troon – 12pm – 4pm

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