By Lee Ross
Published Jan. 24, 2019
Dorset Pharmasave opened its doors on Jan. 8, much to the delight of
the people of Dorset. Peter Meraw of Minden has always loved driving
through Dorset on his commute to some of the relief pharmacy jobs he
worked, and he noticed the Health Hub with a retail building across the
road. When he looked in to it he found there was no pharmacy in Dorset
so there was an opportunity there.
the pharmacy’s hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and
staffs three part-time employees, with Peter there full time.
looking to transfer prescriptions can do so by letting the pharmacy in
Dorset know and they can contact your current pharmacy and request a
transfer. Typically the patient’s profile is transferred the same day.
The only exception is narcotics, they cannot be transferred.
says the goal is to build this into a profitable small town pharmacy
with a reputation for providing a great service for the community. He
also mentions they have a good working relationship with the Health Hub
and have plans to implement some patient focused pharmacy programs for
the Hub, such as clinics for chronic lung disease and smoking cessation.
Pharmasave is a full pharmacy with about 2,000 square feet of retail
space. If they don’t have something you need, they can usually get it in
within 24 to 48 hours.
The pharmacy is located on Main Street across from the Dorset Health Hub. Stop in and say hi the next time you’re in town!