The NHS (Pharmaceutical Services) (Scotland) Regulations 2009 (as amended in 2011 and 2014) outline the process which Health Boards must follow in respect of potential new pharmacy applications/new pharmacy applications received by the Health Board.
The following information document is provided for the purpose of summarising the process:
New Pharmacy Applications
Previous Pharmacy Applications
Joint Public Consultation
As part of the process Health Boards together with potential applicants are required to undertake a joint public consultation.
The following guidance document is provided to explain the purpose of the joint consultation:
Pharmaceutical Care Service Plan
In accordance with current regulations Health Boards are required to publish a Pharmaceutical Care Services Plan (PCSP). NHS Forth Valley PCSP can be found following the link below.