SEVERAL pharmacies across Hampshire will stay open over the May Bank Holiday to serve the public.

The May Bank Holiday takes place on Monday, May 6.

Pharmacies across Andover and Basingstoke will remain open on the day to serve customers. The full list can be found below.


  • Boots The Chemist, 35-38 High Street. Monday, April 6: Open 10.30am to 4.30pm.
  • Tesco Pharmacy, Tesco, Easton Lane. Monday, April 6: Open 10am to 4pm.


  • Boots The Chemist, 15 Old Basing Mall. Monday, April 6: Open 10am to 4pm.
  • Chineham Pharmacy, 34 Guinea Court, Chineham North. Monday, April 6: Open 10am to 1pm.
  • Tesco Pharmacy, Unit A, District Shopping Centre, Chineham. Monday, April 6: 10am to 4pm.


  • Wellbeing Pharmacy, 68 High Street. Monday, April 6: Open 2pm to 5pm.


  • Asda Pharmacy, Asda Superstore, Anton Mill Road. Monday, April 6: Open 10am to 12.30, 1pm to 4pm.
  • Tesco Pharmacy, Tesco Superstore, River Way. Monday, April 6: Open 10am to 4pm.

Dr Lara Alloway, chief medical officer for NHS Hampshire and Isle of Wight, said: “In addition to dispensing prescriptions, our local community pharmacy teams provide expert advice on how to treat common health conditions such as colds, aches and tummy troubles. They also offer advice on medication and a range of other services.

“Pharmacists are trained to advise whether you need to see a GP, nurse or another healthcare professional if it is something more serious to ensure you get the help you need.

“We would also remind people who are on repeat medication to ensure that they check that they have enough supplies to get them through the bank holiday, as obviously, despite the bank holiday cover, a number of pharmacies will be closed.”