Shropshire Council

Shropshire pharmacy needs assessment 2018

  • Period: 18 January 2018 - 19 March 2018
  • Status: Open
  • Audiences: Everyone
  • Topics: Public health, Health and wellbeing
  • Type: Public

Shropshire Pharmacy Needs Assessment launched on the 18 of January 2018.

The Shropshire Health and Wellbeing Board are undertaking a formal consultation on the draft Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA).  The Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) is a statutory requirement of Local Authority Health and Wellbeing Boards. 

We would like to invite you to participate in this consultation.The PNA is a statement of the local need for pharmaceutical services and supports the commissioning of pharmacy services based on local priorities.  It is used by NHS England to decide whether there is a need for new pharmacies in the area.

Please read the draft assessment attached to this page under the documents section. 

All enquiries, comments and feedback on the content proposed in the draft PNA should be directed by email to:


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