HC Deb 14 July 1993 vol 228 c530W
Dr. Lynne Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what criteria must be satisfied in order for a dispensing chemist to qualify for the essential small pharmacies scheme.

Dr. Mawhinney

A pharmacy must dispense between 6,000 and 17,200 prescriptions per year and be more than 2 km from the next nearest pharmacy.