May 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:

Jhoots Pharmacy Ltd

  • trading as Jhoots Pharmacy, 187 London Road South, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0DR

Previous overall opening hours (including supplementary hours):

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

New overall opening hours (with effect from 27th April 2019):

  • Monday to Friday: 09:00-13:00; 13:30-17:30
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

Change of ownership - commenced

The following pharmacies have commenced trading:

  • Suffolk Pharma Ltd, which was granted the application for a change of ownership for East of England Co-Operative Society, 350 Nacton Road, Ipswich, IP3 9NA in January 2019 has now commenced trading as Nacton Road Pharmacy. It should be noted there will be no change in pharmaceutical services or opening hours and no interruption in service delivery. The change in ownership commenced on 30th March 2019.
  • Suffolk Pharma Ltd, which was granted the application for a change of ownership for East of England Co-Operative Society, at 310 Sheldrake Drive, Ipswich, IP2 9LF in January 2019 has now commenced trading as Belstead Hills Pharmacy. It should be noted that there will be no change in pharmaceutical services or opening hours and no interruption in service delivery. The change of ownership commenced on 30th March 2019. There is also an amendment to the previously notified Private CD code which should be FNE41.
  • Suffolk Pharma Ltd, which was granted the application for a change of ownership for East of England Co-Operative Society Ltd, 7 High Street, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 1DF in January 2019 has now commenced trading as Saxmundham Pharmacy. It should be noted there will be no change in pharmaceutical services or opening hours and no interruption in service delivery. The change in ownership commenced on 30th March 2019.
  • Suffolk Pharma Ltd which was granted the application for a change of ownership for East of England Co-Operative Society Ltd, Combs Lane, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 2DA in January 2019 has now commenced trading as Combs Ford Pharmacy. It should be noted, there will be no change in pharmaceutical services or opening hours and no interruption in service delivery. The change in ownership commenced on 30th March 2019.
  • Suffolk Pharma Ltd which was granted the application for a change of ownership for East of England Co-Operative Society Ltd, 189 Hamilton Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 7DT in January 2019 has now commenced trading as Hamilton Road Pharmacy. It should be noted there will be no change in pharmaceutical services or opening hours and no interruption in service delivery. The change in ownership commenced on 30th March 2019.
  • Suffolk Pharma Ltd which was granted the application for a change of ownership for East of England Co-Operative Society Ltd, 145 Fircroft Road, Ipswich, IP1 6PT in January 2019, has now commenced trading as Fircroft Road Pharmacy. It should be noted there will be no change in pharmaceutical services or opening hours and no interruption in service delivery. The change in ownership commenced on 30th March 2019.

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 20th April 2019