Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Unplanned Pharmacy Closures

Contact Details

Community Pharmacy Development (CPD)
Tel: 0141 201 6041/6042/6046.

Notify of inability to open the pharmacy and potential length of time for closure, if known.

Other Information

  • Contact local addiction teams / drug services and shared care practices to advise of closure details
  • If possible, negotiate access to the pharmacy to retrieve prescriptions and CD records
  • Relocate staff and relevant records to nearest alternative pharmacy if possible
  • Arrange to notify patients of alternative dispensing arrangements including where to obtain replacement prescriptions if required
  • If new prescriptions are required ensure accurate PMR / CD recording information is available where possible, to assist prescribers
  • Update Business continuity plans to incorporate lessons learnt
  • The Addictions pharmacy team can be contacted on 0141 303 8931 for advice and support
  • Make contact with the CPD Team when pharmacy re-opens to provide services, so that the Closure Log can be updated and relevant persons contacted
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