Long Jetty Pharmacy was born out of the amalgamation of two established pharmacies in Long Jetty.
1962 – pharmacist Hilton Scott opened Scotts Pharmacy in two shops on the corner of Thompson St, at 308 The Entrance Rd – directly opposite our current locale.
1967 – Pharmacist John Maine bought a property on the other side of the road at 395 The Entrance Rd and moved his pharmacy to this premises.
1975 – John approached Hilton with the idea of forming a partnership in one pharmacy – on 26th June 1976, all the papers signed, Long Jetty Pharmacy was born.
1978 – the shop was expanded and re-fitted to allow for a newlarger and modern dispensary.
1979 – saw John Maine wishing to reduce his partnership share and pharmacist John Ralph coming on board as a third partner.
1980 – partners purchased Berkeley Vale Pharmacy on Lakedge Ave., Berkeley Vale, and in 1983 came the addition of Bateau Bay Pharmacy at 560 the Entrance Rd., Bateau Bay.
1984 – John Maine left the partnership and his share was purchased by pharmacist Keith Anderson.
1985 – saw the addition of a photographic mini-lab in Wyong Plaza being purchased by the partnership with a second mini-lab in The Entrance opening in 1987.
1990 – it was realised that the medical and mobility aids portion of Long Jetty Pharmacy would be more successful if allowed to expand in a seperate premises – the shop next door, 397 The Entrance Rd, was purchased and Central Coast Invalid and Mobility Aids – now known as Mobility Centre was born.
1991 – Keith Anderson left the partnership and his place was taken by current owner pharmacist Dennis Fardy. The partnership further expanded its photographic involvement by opening a camera Store and lab in the Fountain Plaza at Erina.
1995 – saw the separation of the pharmacy and photographic business, John Ralph taking over the photographic portion.
1996 – Current owner pharmacist Angus Farncomb joined the partnership as Hilton Scott reduced his partnership share and began managing the Mobility Centre.
1998 – John Ralph sold his remaining share in the pharmacy partnership to Dennis and Angus.
2002 – saw Hilton also sell his remaining share but continue on as manager of Mobility Centre on a part time basis.
2004 – Hilton Scott retires.
2005 – Dennis and Angus sold Berkeley Vale Pharmacy, while even further concentrating and expanding the Pharmacy Services to Aged Care Facilities role of the business at Long Jetty.
2015 – Dennis and Angus amicably split the partnership, with Dennis retaining Long Jetty Pharmacy, and Angus taking the helm of Bateau Bay Pharmacy