RESIDENTS are being urged to be ensure they make the right healthcare choices over Christmas to ensure they get the best treatment in the shortest time possible.
Local pharmacists can give expert, confidential advice or medicines for minor ailments such as colds, tummy troubles and much more.
Pharmacy times will differ on Christmas Day and the two bank holidays – here are which ones are open and when.
On Christmas Day, Knights in Bromsgrove is open from 10am to 1pm, Lloyds, Parkside, Bromsgrove, is open from 3pm to 6pm, Wythall Pharmacy is open from 10am to 4pm and Pitman Pharmacy in Northfield is open between 12pm and 3pm.
On Monday, December 27, Boots in Bromsgrove and Droitwich are open from 10am to 4pm, Morrisons, Rubery, is open from 10am to 4pm and Wythall Pharmacy is open from 10am to 4pm.
On Tuesday, December 28, Boots in Droitwich is open from 10am to 4pm, Boots, Bromsgrove, is open between 8.30am and 5.30pm, Morrisons, Rubery, is open from 9am to 5pm, Wythall Pharmacy is open from 10am to 4pm and Lloyds in Northfield is open between 10am and 4pm.
The Minor Injuries Unit at Bromsgrove’s Princess of Wales Community Hospital is also open from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday (last appointment 7.30pm) and 12pm to 8pm Saturday and Sunday (last appointment 7.30pm).
The X-Ray opening times at the Princess of Wales Community Hospital are between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday (closed between 1pm and 2pm)
People can also go to NHS 111 online or call 111, the free NHS Service 24 hours-a-day when it is not an emergency.