October 2018 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.

No significant change relocation 

Bencas Ltd, t/a Leiston Pharmacy, 20 High Street, Leiston, IP16 4EW has relocated to: 62 High Street, Leiston, IP16 4BZ

  • All pharmaceutical services remain the same and there will be no interruption in service provision.
  • The pharmacy will continue to operate the same core and supplementary opening hours.
  • Confirmation of effective date of commencement as 10th September 2018.

No significant change relocation application

Elmwood Pharmacy Ltd, trading as Thurston Pharmacy application for a no significant change relocation has been granted.

  • The pharmacy will continue to provide the same pharmaceutical services and retain the existing core and supplementary hours.
  • No effective date of commencement of trading as been notified.
  • Elmwood Pharmacy Ltd applied to move from: Unit 24 The Granary, Station Hill, Thurston, IP31 3QU to Unit 2 The Granary, Station Hill, Thurston, IP31 3QU.

Change in opening hours

The following pharmacies have changed their opening hours. All other details remain the same:

Avalake Ltd

Trading as Wellbeing Pharmacy, 29 Chesterfield Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 6DW

Previous overall opening hours (including supplementary hours):

  • Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday: 08:00-19:30
  • Wednesday: 08:00-20:00
  • Saturday: 08:00-17:30
  • Sunday: Closed

New overall opening hours (including supplementary hours) effective 11th September 2018:

  • Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday: 08:00-18:30
  • Wednesday: 08:00-20:00
  • Saturday: 08:00-13:00
  • Sunday: Closed

Avalake Ltd 

Trading as Wellbeing Pharmacy, 8 Cox Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1HT

Previous overall opening hours (including supplementary hours):

  • Monday to Friday: 08:45-17:30
  • Saturday: 08:30-17:30
  • Sunday: Closed

New overall opening hours (including supplementary hours) effective 11th September 2018:

  • Monday: 08:45-17:30
  • Tuesday-Friday: 08:45-17:00
  • Saturday: 08:45-16:00
  • Sunday: Closed

Temporary change in opening hours

Butt and Hobbs Ltd, trading as Woodbridge Pharmacy, 11 Thoroughfare, Woodbridge, IP12 1AA will be open between 11:00-16:00 on the following Sundays:

  • 4th November 2018
  • 11th November 2018
  • 18th November 2018
  • 25th November 2018
  • 2nd December 2018
  • 9th December 2018
  • 16th December 2018
  • 23rd December 2018
  • 30th December 2018

Change of ownership

The following pharmacy has changed ownership and commenced trading from 7th September 2018: Station Pharmacy, Unit 1 Cattlepens, Station Road, Elmswell, Suffolk, IP30 9HD has been acquired by The Vyne Ltd from Warwick Healthcare Ltd.

  • The pharmacy will now trade as The Vyne Pharmacy Ltd.
  • All pharmaceutical services, including opening hours, remain the same and there will be no break in service provision.

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 September 2018.