Pharmacy bid to be submitted

A PLAN to open a new pharmacy in Bellshill just a few yards from a primary school is to be submitted to health bosses.

Elixir Healthcare Ltd has announced its intention to provide a full range of pharmaceutical services from premises at 23 Lawmuir Road, near Lawmuir Primary School.

The application which the firm plans to lodge with NHS Lanarkshire would include the supervised supply to patients of the heroin substutute methadone, as well as a full range of other services.

Deadline for the consultation is Thursday, February 9.

For full story see January 19 edition of the Bellshill Speaker.