January 2019 Supplementary Statement

Supplementary Statement to Suffolk Health and Wellbeing Board’s Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment

The regulations state that Supplementary Statements can provide updates to the Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) only in relation to changes in the availability of pharmaceutical services. Supplementary Statements cannot provide updates on pharmaceutical need. This can only be achieved through a review of the Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment. The following pharmaceutical services currently contained within the Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment have been identified as needing updating. This updated information supersedes some of the original information within the PNA and should be read in conjunction with that document.

Change to opening hours

The following pharmacy has changed their overall opening hours. Effective date of commencement 10th December 2018:

Elmwood Healthcare Ltd

Trading as Thurston Pharmacy, Unit 2 The Granary, Station Hill, Thurston, IP31 3QU

Previous overall opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 09:00-13:00 then 14:00-18:00
  • Saturday: 09:00-13:00
  • Sunday: Closed

New overall opening hours (including supplementary hours):

  • Mon, Tues, Thurs, Friday: 09:00-13:00 then 13:30-17:30
  • Wednesday: 09:00-13:00
  • Saturday: 09:00-12:00
  • Sunday: Closed

Change of ownership

The following pharmacy application for a changed ownership has been granted:

Maylandsea Dispensing Ltd, has been granted the application for a change of ownership from Butt & Hobbs Limited for Woodbridge Pharmacy, at Unit 1, 11 The Thoroughfare, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1AA.

  • It should be noted there will be no change in pharmaceutical services and no interruption in service delivery.
  • No effective date of commencement has been notified.

Supplementary statement prepared by Soar Beyond Ltd and issued by Natacha Bines, Head of Population Insight, Public Health. Suffolk County Council.

Information correct as of the 21st December 2018.