November 2020 Supplementary statement

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

Date Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment published – March 2018
Date Supplementary Statement issued – November2020

The regulations state that Supplementary Statements can provide updates to the Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment 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 of ownership – commencement of trading – and change of opening hours


Avalake Ltd has taken over ownership of Gainsborough Pharmacy at 13 Reynolds Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 0Jl. The pharmacy will now trade as Wellbeing Pharmacy. However, the pharmacy will now close on Saturday, whereas previously it was open 09:00-13:00 hours. Effective date of commencement 7 October 2020.


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 20 September 2020.