You will require this licence if you intend to operate a pharmacy business. A pharmacy may be operated by an individual, company or friendly society.
A pharmacy business is any business that supplies, compounds and dispenses medicines, and provides advice and counselling on the effective and safe use of medicines. Other goods may also be sold by the business, including other health products, as well as beauty products and gifts.
This licence authorises you to run a pharmacy business from a particular premise. A separate licence is required for each premise where you intend to run a pharmacy business.
The premises must also be registered as a pharmacy premises before you can open your business.Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.