Lloyds to close pharmacies in North Staffordshire Sainsbury's stores

Nationwide chain Lloyds is divesting its maintenance pharmacies from Sainsbury's branches. The decision method Sainsbury's branches in Newcastle-beneath-Lyme

The same service was stripped from Stoke Sainsbury's last year. Biddulph Sainsbury's now does not have an in-house pharmacy.

LloydsPharmacy chief executive Kevin Birch said: “This decision has not been an easy one and we realize that our patients and customers may also have questions

We would love to thank you for your continued support and assure you that we are committed to providing a clean transition in the coming months

I am very grateful to all of our colleagues for their determination to serve our patients, clients and communities."

A Sainsbury's spokesperson said: “Lloyds Pharmacy will take over flight pharmacy services from our stores in the coming months

We can work with them to ensure clients are clear on how they might gain admission to an opportunity pharmacy provision to meet their wishes.”

We would love to thank you for your continued support and assure you that we are committed to providing a clean transition

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