Boots pharmacy opens at new surgery

Official opening of the new Boots pharmacy at The Beckside Centre. Pictured are Aida Bentley, Jan Beal, Judith Henley, Libby Wright, Zoe Newitt (cutting the ribbon), manager John Whitelan and Gemma Fridlington.
Official opening of the new Boots pharmacy at The Beckside Centre. Pictured are Aida Bentley, Jan Beal, Judith Henley, Libby Wright, Zoe Newitt (cutting the ribbon), manager John Whitelan and Gemma Fridlington.

Residents of Pocklington can now collect their prescriptions from the new doctor’s surgery in the town, after Boots relocated one of its Pocklington stores to the new building.

Boots has closed its pharmacy on Pavement and opened a new store at the surgery, called The Beckside Centre, on West Green.

John Whitelan, manager of the new pharmacy, said: “It is more convenient than before. it is a lovely premises. The staff and patients alike seem very happy with it. It has been lovely so far. Everything is running smoothly.”