10 East Main Street, Blackburn

Posted on NHS Lothian Website from 1 September 2016 to 9th January 2017
NHS Lothian is undertaking a joint public consultation with CDChem Ltd regarding their proposed application for a new pharmacy to open at 10 East Main Street, Blackburn, West Lothian, EH47 7QU.
CDChem Ltd, who wish to submit the application, have defined the neighbourhood border as:
  • North: M8 Motorway
  • East: Where the M8 meets the A779, down to the B7015 and from there to where it meets the River Almond
  • South: River Almond incorporating Seafield
  • West: A801 at roundabout underneath M8 down over River Almond and to where it meets A705
CDChem Ltd. plan to provide the following services from their pharmacy should the application be granted:
  • Dispensing of prescriptions
  • Chronic Medication Service
  • Acute Medication Service
  • Minor Ailment Service
  • Public Health Service (Smoking Cessation Services and Sexual Health Services)
  • Supervised self-administration of Methadone
  • Supervised self-administration of Burprenorphine
CDChem Ltd. plan to provide these services at the following times:
Monday             -           08.30 – 18.00
Tuesday            -           08.30 – 18.00
Wednesday       -           08.30 – 18.00
Thursday           -           08.30 – 18.00
Friday               -           08.30 – 18.00
Saturday           -           09.00 – 17.00
Sunday             -           Closed
As required by legislation, NHS Lothian and CDChem Ltd are undertaking a joint public consultation before CDChem Ltd. makes their formal application. This consultation has two main purposes:
a.       to assess the current provision of pharmaceutical services in the neighbourhood and whether it is adequate
b.      to establish the level of support from residents in the neighbourhood for the application
All views submitted will be incorporated into a Consultation Analysis Report which will be taken into account by the NHS Lothian Pharmacy Practices Committee (PPC) which decides the outcome of the application.
You can participate in the joint consultation by completing the survey online here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/CKCSZ9V
The closing date for comments is 9th January 2016.
To request a hard copy of the survey, please contact:
Contractor Support Officer
Primary Care Contractors Organisation
NHS Lothian
Pentland House
47 Robb’s Loan
EH14 1TY

Last Reviewed: 01/09/2016