You must first contact the Strategy, Planning and Outcomes department at Hutt Valley DHB to check on the availability of new pharmacy contracts if you are intending to establish a pharmacy in the Hutt Valley. The contact details are below.
The DHB is implementing a strategy for pharmacist services to ensure the provision of pharmacy services in the Hutt Valley fulfils the criteria for equity and population needs. It is called Future Pharmacist Services and you can click here to view it as a PDF in your browser.
The DHB is also developing a policy on contracting for pharmacy services and there is no automatic guarantee that applications for new pharmacy contracts will be granted. Pharmacy providers should consider this before committing to any investment in new pharmacy outlets in the Hutt Valley.
The best contact for pharmacy contract information is:
Keith Fraser, Service Planning and Integration Manager
04 570 9564 firstname.lastname@example.org