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Pharmacy

Volume 481: debated on Tuesday 21 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many licensed pharmacies there are in (a) Ribble Valley constituency, (b) Lancashire and (c) England. (228537)

[holding answer 20 October 2008]: This information is only collected at primary care trust (PCT) level. The number of community pharmacies open in Lancashire PCTs at 31 March 2007 is shown in the following table.

Information relating to Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland is a matter for each Devolved Administration.

Number of community pharmacies

England

10,133

Blackburn with Darwen Teaching PCT

36

Blackpool PCT

42

Central Lancashire PCT

88

East Lancashire PCT

85

North Lancashire PCT

60

Source:

The Information Centre for health and social care