October 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 – October 2020

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 to opening hours

The following pharmacy has changed their overall opening hours. All other services remain the same:

Bestway National Chemist, t/a Well Pharmacy, The Pharmacy, Unit 5, Ashburnham Way, Carlton Coalville, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 8LG

Previous overall opening hours (including supplementary hours):

  • Monday to Friday: 08:45-18:30
  • Saturday: 09:00-13:00
  • Sunday: closed

New overall opening hours, including supplementary hours (with effect from 6 September 2020):

  • Monday to Friday: 08:45-18:00
  • Saturday: 09:00-12:00
  • Sunday: closed

Removal from the pharmaceutical list – ceased trading

  • Boots UK Ltd, t/a Boots, 120-122 St Peters Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk,NR32 1UD will cease to provide pharmaceutical services on 15 August 2020 and will be removed from the pharmaceutical list for the area of Suffolk Health and Wellbeing Board with effect from that date.

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.