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Staff at Lunts Pharmacies have given out golden prizes to customers
30 Aug 2018
A Shropshire family business has celebrated its golden anniversary with customers. Lunts Pharmacy, which has two stores in Shrewsbury as well as others in Pontesbury and Craven Arms, celebrated 50 years in business in July. To mark the occasion managing director Martin Lunt gave away a spa day for two at the Albrighton Hall Hotel to a customer at each store. He said: “We want to be an important...
Ken, Joan and Martin Lunt with staff outside their pharmacy in Roushill as they celebrate a golden year
19 Jul 2018
A group of family run pharmacies in Shropshire are celebrating their 50th anniversary date this month. Martin Lunt, managing director of Lunts Pharmacies which has two stores in Shrewsbury as well as stores in Craven Arms and Pontesbury, has been looking through the archives to see how the business has changed. The company was launched by his parents Ken and Joan Lunt at 21 Castle Street,...
Martin Lunt, who runs Lunts Pharmacies across Shropshire, welcomes NHS plan to limit prescriptions
22 Mar 2018
Proposals to save the NHS millions by limiting items available on prescription have been hailed as worthwhile by a Shropshire pharmacist. Martin Lunt, who owns Lunts Pharmacies with two branches in Shrewsbury and branches in Pontesbury and Craven Arms, said he hoped the NHS England consultation would be brought into effect. It would mean Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) who oversee GP...
Ian Swindell of Lunts Pharmacies is warning people to leave plenty of time for repeat prescriptions as a new service is rolled out across Shropshire
05 Jan 2018
A new way of ordering repeat prescriptions which has been in place in Telford for a year is now being rolled out across the rest of Shropshire - and one pharmacy boss is urging people to leave plenty of time to get their order. Ian Swindell, pharmacist at Lunts Pharmacies in Shrewsbury, Craven Arms and Pontesbury, said the new Prescription Ordering Direct service can vary from surgery to surgery...
Ian Swindell of Lunts Pharmacies says Christmas falling on a Monday means there is even less time to sort medication
30 Nov 2017
Residents across Shropshire are being urged to try and reduce the number of emergency calls made to Shropdoc this Christmas by making sure they have ordered any prescriptions for medicine by the end of this week. Every year Shropdoc receives thousands of calls over the festive period from residents requiring medical assistance. But, Ian Swindell, pharmacist for Lunts Pharmacies which has premises...
John Gentle from The Pharmacy @ Caxton is concerned about how patients will respond when they find out the cost of prescriptions
06 Jul 2015
A pharmacist in Shropshire has warned a government plan to display how much prescription medicines cost the taxpayer could put lives at risk. John Gentle, superintendent pharmacist at The Pharmacy @ Caxton in Oswestry, said the plans announced last week could have unintended consequences. He said: “I sympathise with the government’s aims here and agree that there is a lot of medicine being wasted...
The team at The Pharmacy @ Caxton in Oswestry are celebrating launching a new app
23 Feb 2015
A pharmacy in north Shropshire has joined the digital age and is offering customers the chance to track their medication with a new app. Customers of the Pharmacy @ Caxton in Oswald Road, Oswestry, can set reminders to take tablets and reminders for when prescriptions need to be re-ordered. The 21st century pharmacy already has customers signed up to the Pill Manager app after they adopted the...
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