Nothing’s worse than falling sick just in time for the weekend, and waking up Sunday morning only to think to yourself “Do I really need to drive to the Luqa airport for a Panadol?”
Luckily there’s a simple and straightforward way for people in Malta to find out which pharmacies are open every single Sunday – and it’s been right there in front of our noses this whole time.
1. Pharmacies in Malta work on a roster
Every Sunday a different set of pharmacies open up around the island. This an get confusing, so the best thing to do is check the regularly updated roster by following this link to confirm whether a pharmacy will be open or closed that Sunday.
2. The pharmacies hours may vary
Any pharmacy that opens on a Sundays or a public holiday will definitely open from 9am – noon, and possibly past that time depending on the individual pharmacy.
3. Three health centres are open 24/7
The Mosta, Paola and Floriana health centres are open for emergencies 24 hours, 7 days a week, just in case you need to see a doctor.
4. And there’s even a handy practitioner directory online
And if you want to find a specific health practitioner – from dentists to psychologists and everything in between – you can find a full list of Maltese health practitioners by following this link.
5. Worst comes to worst, you can always rely on one place
Luqa Airport pharmacy is open from 8am to 10pm everyday except certain public holidays.