The official website for the States of Guernsey


St Peter Port & St Sampson
Blue Bag
Clear Bag
Food Waste
Black Bag
Glass Bag

All Other Parishes
Blue Bag
Clear Bag
Food Waste
Black Bag
Glass Bag
More Information
weather iconOvercast with patchy rain or drizzle and some mist or hill fog, clearing later.
5 day forecastTide timetables
Sign In


Comments, Compliments and Complaints - Health and Social Care

Share this page

Pharmacists can offer useful advice about minor illnesses and health conditions and also suggest suitable medication or treatment.

The Pharmacy Rota can be found in the downloads section of this page. Please contact your pharmacy directly for its normal opening hours and their opening hours over the bank holidays as these may differ.

Opening hours and days over Christmas and New Year:

Monday 25th December 2023, 11am - 12pm (noon)
COOP Pharmacy Arcade, St Peter Port
COOP Pharmacy St Sampson, Grandes Maisons Road

Tuesday 26th December 2023, 10am - 4pm
Boots High Street, St. Peter Port

Monday 1st January 2024, 11am - 12pm
Boots the Chemist, High Street, St Peter Port
St Martins Pharmacy, Grande Rue, St Martins

Sunday 31st March 2024, 11am - 12pm (noon)
COOP Pharmacy Nocq Road, St Sampson
Cobo Pharmacy, Castel.


  • Pharmacies

  • Prescriptions

    • While you can buy some medication without seeing your doctor, you will need a prescription from your doctor or dentist before the pharmacist can dispense 'prescription-only' medicines. The current charge for prescription medicines is £4.60 per item.
    • If you are visiting Guernsey you will be charged for any medication given to you on a prescription at full charge.
  • Prescription charge exemptions

    • You should not need to pay for your prescription if you are:
      • Pensionable age or over.
      • Claiming Income Support or the dependant of someone who is.
      • Covered by the Medical Expenses Assistance Scheme or the dependant of someone who is.
      • Receiving Severe Disability Benefit or
      • You have a certificate, issued by Social Security, that shows you are exempt from the charge.
  • Other services provided by pharmacies

    • The services offered by each pharmacy are likely to vary slightly, but may include:
      • Blood pressure monitoring
      • Smoking cessation
      • Continence & ostomy supplies
      • Healthy lifestyle advice
      • Weight management programmes
      • Travel advice
    • For further advice contact your preferred pharmacy.



Sunday and Bank Holiday Pharmacy Opening

Share this page

Useful Pages

Add To Home

To add this page to the homescreen of your phone, go to the menu button and "Add to homescreen".

The menu button may look like
Three Dots or Box with an Arrow *some browsers' menu buttons may vary.