NHS Forth Valley and Macfarlanes Pharmacy would like to consult with you regarding a potential application for a new pharmacy at 48 Drip Road, Raploch, Stirling, FK8 1RE.
In accordance with national regulations NHS Forth Valley has to decide whether granting of the application would be necessary or desirable in order to secure adequate provision of pharmaceutical services in the neighbourhood in which the premises are located by persons whose names are included in the pharmaceutical list.
The national regulations require NHS Forth Valley and Macfarlanes Pharmacy to undertake a joint public consultation before Macfarlanes Pharmacy makes their decision on submitting a formal application. This consultation has two main purposes:
- To assess the current provision of pharmaceutical services, the needs, challenges and ease of access within the area of the application.
- To establish if support for a new pharmacy exists from residents to meet the needs of the neighbourhood / local population.
In order to help NHS Forth Valley and Macfarlanes Pharmacy, to assess this application we would be grateful for your response to the following questions: