HC Deb 04 February 1957 vol 564 c2W
31. Mr. F. Anderson

asked the Minister of Health the number of dispensing chemists in the parish of Egremont, Cumberland, under the National Health Service; and what arrangements are made for the dispensing of prescriptions on Saturdays and Sundays for the residents of this parish.

Mr. Vosper

Two. Both open their premises for dispensing prescriptions from 9 to 12.30 on Saturday. Neither opens on Sunday. Both are available at any time outside hours of opening to dispense prescriptions marked "urgent" by the doctor.