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Document What is the procedure for updating your records when a pharmacy changes ownership?

Please note that if a change of ownership occurs where a company has bought a business on a non debts and liabilities basis, NHS Prescription Services will issue a new contractor code. In addition to this, where the previous owner held a Private CD Pharmacy contractor code, NHS Prescription Services will issue a new Private CD dispensing code to the new owner.

To inform us of the change of ownership, the Area Team (AT) will need to complete a form on the contractor’s behalf. The completed form should be returned to

This form is available on our website. Click here to view.


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