Holiday Closures

As the holiday season approaches, we want to inform you of our upcoming closures to ensure everyone has the necessary information for their healthcare needs.

In Sutton all GP practices are closed over the Christmas period. All practices will be closed from Friday 22nd December 2023 at 6:30pm and will reopen on Wednesday 27th December 2023 at 8:00am. They will also be closed on New Year’s Day.

During this time, our Enhanced Access Service will be offering appointments to any patients registered with a Sutton GP in need of medical assistance. You can call Enhanced Access on 0333 332 6570. Please see the times and days below to find out who to speak to for medical assistance over the festive period.

If you need support:

Enhanced Access will be open:

  • Saturday 23rd December 2023Tuesday 26th December 2023 (including Christmas Day and Boxing Day): 08:00am-8:00pm

From Wednesday 27th December until Friday 29th December, your GP Practice will be open as usual, please contact them for an appointment.

  • Saturday 30th December 2023Monday 1st January 2024 (New Year’s Day): 08:00am-08:00pm

Enhanced Access

Enhanced Access provide additional appointments with outside of the normal GP practice opening hours.

You can call Enhanced Access on: 0333 332 6570

If you need support outside of these hours, please contact The NHS 111 service, available online or via phone . Patients can often be booked into appointments, including for urgent dental treatment.

For a life threatening injury, illness or emergency please call 999.


Bank Holidays can affect the opening hours of local pharmacies.

There will be two pharmacies open in Sutton. These are: Sutton & Merton Out of Hours and Victoria Chemists. The contact details for each pharmacy are listed below:

Sutton & Merton Out of Hours


28 The Market Wrythe Lane, Carshalton, SM5 1AG

Phone Number: 020 8644 9589

Opening Hours:

  • Monday 25th December 2023 (Christmas Day): 10:00am-10:00pm
  • Tuesday 26th December 2023 (Boxing Day): 10:00am-10:00pm
  • Monday 1st January 2024 (New Year’s Day): 10:00am-10:00pm


Victoria Chemists


524 London Road, North Cheam, SM3 8HW

Phone Number: 020 8287 4777

Opening Hours:

  • Monday 25th December 2023 (Christmas Day): 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Tuesday 26th December 2023 (Boxing Day): 12:00pm-4:00pm
  • Monday 1st January 2024 (New Year’s Day): 12:00pm-4:00pm


There may be additional pharmacies open. If the pharmacy you would like to visit is not listed here, then you can check their opening hours by searching at or by calling NHS 111.

In addition, there will be some pharmacies who normally open who may be closed or closing early on Sunday 24th December 2023 and Sunday 31st December 2023.  If you are unsure, please visit or call NHS 111.

Mental Health Support

During the festive season, it’s essential to prioritise mental health, and we understand that this time of year can be challenging for some. If you or someone you know is struggling, remember that support is available.

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