Winchburgh Retail Development Unit A3

Winchburgh retail development, Winchburgh, West Lothian

Posted on NHS Lothian Website from 1 February 2017 to 13 June 2017

NHS Lothian is undertaking a joint public consultation with TPB Partnership LLP regarding their proposed application for a new pharmacy to open at Unit A3 of the new Winchburgh retail development, Winchburgh, West Lothian. 

The TPB Partnership LLP who wish to submit the application have defined the neighbourhood as being the masterplan boundaries of the completed Winchburgh redevelopment site.

View the masterplan here

The TPB Partnership 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)
  • Unscheduled Care – urgent supply of repeat medicines and appliances
  • Supervised self-administration of Methadone
  • Supervised self-administration of Burprenorphine
  • Stoma Care - appliance supply for patient with a colostomy or urostomy

The TPB Partnership has also indicated that they would provide the following services if required to do so by NHS Lothian:

  • Injection Equipment Provision
  • Pharmaceutical Advice to Care Homes
  • Palliative Care Network

 

The TPB Partnership plan to provide these services at the following times:

Monday: 0900-1800
Tuesday: 0900-1800
Wednesday: 0900-1800
Thursday: 0900-1800
Friday: 0900-1800
Saturday: 0900-1800
Sunday: Closed

As required by legislation, NHS Lothian and TPB Partnership are undertaking a joint public consultation before TPB Partnership makes their formal application. This consultation has two main purposes:

  1. to assess the current provision of pharmaceutical services in the neighbourhood and whether it is adequate

and

  1. 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/TKWLHBW

The closing date for comments is 13 June 2017

For any queries, please contact:

Pharmacy Contractor Support Officer
Primary Care Contractors Organisation
NHS Lothian
Pentland House
47 Robb’s Loan
Edinburgh
EH14 1TY

David.hill@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

Last Reviewed: 02/02/2017