New Carshalton pharmacy gets MP Tom Brake's approval
Fitness fanatic MP Tom Brake was on hand to open a pharmacy with a difference in Carshalton last week.
Mr Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, met with owner of Mount Elgon Pharmacy and pharmacist Raj Patel to discuss what is on offer.
The pharmacy is understood to be the only one in the area to offer a range of services including a free NHS stop smoking service, free NHS healthcheck, diabetes screening, emergency hormonal contraception and a weight loss clinic.
Raj Patel , said: "I am delighted that Mr Brake is here to see for himself the crucial role that pharmacies play in promoting good health and delivering vital NHS services close to where people live, work and shop."
Tom Brake MP said: "I wanted to see for myself some of the developments in community pharmacies that mean my constituents can access a range of NHS services on their doorstep."