AAH is the nation’s leading distributor of pharmaceuticals to pharmacies, hospitals and doctors. Millions of people across thousands of UK communities benefit from our healthcare products and services.

AAH also includes Enterprise, the foremost OTC wholesaler of health and wellbeing products supplying over 5000 pharmacies in the UK; and Trident Pharmaceuticals, which is one of the leading shortline suppliers to pharmacies in the UK.

AAH is part of Celesio UK a leading provider of integrated healthcare services to the NHS specialising in medicines, pharmaceutical care and primary care patient services.

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Becton Dickinson (BD) Rowa® Technologies provide automated warehousing and dispensing solutions for pharmacies and other healthcare facilities. The portfolio also includes a range of digital solutions which enhance customer experience by improving consultation and allowing self-service in the pharmacy environment. With more than 7,000 systems installed worldwide, the Rowa brand stands for quality and reliability. BD is a global medical technology company that promotes healthcare by improving research, diagnostics and care. BD employs almost 50,000 people in 50 countries. Rowa Technologies is supported by around 500 employees from Kelberg (Eifel) and Frankfurt.


Bio-Oil is an award-winning, specialist skincare treatment, clinically proven to improve the appearance of scarring, whether from accidents, burns, cesarean section or post-operative; as well as stretch marks, dehydrated skin and uneven skin tone.  Bio-Oil has been formulated with a blend of essential plant oils and vitamin A and E that are known to be beneficial to skin health and appearance. Bio-Oil also contains a unique ingredient called PurCellin Oil™, which lowers the viscosity of the formulation so that it can be easily absorbed deeper into the skin, rather than acting superficially on the surface.

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Birmingham and Solihull Local Pharmaceutical Committee

BSOL LPC will promote improvement in patient care by developing high quality services through community pharmacy in conjunction with all healthcare stakeholders, while supporting our pharmacy contractors.

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The Cambrian Alliance Group has more than 1,300 independent pharmacy members from across the UK making it one of the country’s largest and most successful pharmacy buying groups.

Cambrian Alliance is an independent buying group serving independent pharmacies. As a UK leading buying group, we secure the best prices for our membership to ensure their profits grow, even in the current volatile market conditions.

Our price comparison, stock ordering tool ‘e-CASS’ also helps members save time & money with 98% of pharmacists surveyed saying that ‘e-CASS’ had increased their profitability.

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CDsmart is fast, lightening fast – allowing you to make each entry in a few seconds.
CDsmart saves you huge amounts of time to spend where you are needed the most, whether its getting straight in the dispensary, giving your customers that personal touch or pushing services to beat those cuts!

Want to save a minimum 4.5 hours per months?


Central Health is a provider company for community pharmacies across the Central Region.

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Chiesi Limited is part of the Chiesi group, an international family-owned company with more than 80 years of experience focussing on research, development, production and marketing of innovative prescription medicines in the field of respiratory, neonatology, transplant medicine and rare diseases. Chiesi is committed to improving patient outcomes and quality of life.

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Representing the views, interests and priorities of Coventry contractors and collaborating with national and local partners.
Delivering credible solutions to actively improve health outcomes of the local population and beyond.

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The Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) is funded by Health Education England to provide CPD opportunities to all pharmacists and pharmacy technicians providing NHS services in England. We generate income from the sale of our programmes to a wider healthcare professional audience both in the UK and internationally. All income received is reinvested into further development of learning programmes. Visit the CPPE website for further information:

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Our Mission -“Dudley LPC works to represent and support Community Pharmacy Contractors in delivering positive outcomes, through the services they provide, to improve the Health and Wellbeing of the population served across Dudley Metropolitan Borough.”

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ECG training is an established medical training company specialising in teaching vaccination and clinical skills to healthcare professionals in primary care. We are passionate about supporting the training needs of pharmacists to enable them to develop services such as vaccination clinics and diagnostic testing. Proud to be an RPS accredited training provider, our nurse led company offers bespoke and diverse training solutions offering face to face and online training. As well as on-site training for organisations, we offer nationwide open courses for independent pharmacists. ECG offers support services such as PGD cover to ensure a simple journey for our clients.


Is this your year to shine?

The General Practice Awards are back in 2018 and celebrating their 10 year anniversary! We are on the lookout for the leading examples of innovation, dedication, and hard work of UK primary care professionals. If you think you or your colleagues have what it takes to win, then we want to hear from you!

Visit for more information and details of how to enter.

Plus, think your surgery is the best in the UK? Then you’ll definitely want to take part in the People’s Choice Award: Surgery of the Year! Find out more online.

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We are a specialist accountancy and tax advice to independent pharmacy owners. With over 20 years’ experience in advising the pharmacy industry, we can support you to respond quickly and effectively to NHS changes and increased competition. Whether you want to find out how you are doing compared to the market, or need advice on how to improve your financial performance and reduce costs, our benchmarking service will answer all your questions. To find out more, please contact: Richard Medes on 01242 680000 or @Hazlewoods


Welcome to Herefordshire and Worcestershire LPC: Representing community pharmacy, working in collaboration with others, to improve the quality of health and wellbeing of the people in our counties.

Locate a Locum

Locate a Locum is an online software platform and mobile app which allows pharmacies to manage their own pool of locums and when required, connect directly with nearly 5000 locum pharmacists across the UK.

Patient safety is paramount to us, so our compliance manager allows you to be fully GDPR compliant as well as ensuring that locums have up to date documents and accreditations.

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Mylan is a global pharmaceutical company committed to setting new standards in healthcare. Working together around the world to provide 7 billion people access to high quality medicine, we innovate to satisfy unmet needs; make reliability and service excellence a habit; do what’s right, not what’s easy; and impact the future through passionate global leadership. We offer a growing portfolio of more than 7,500 marketed products around the world, including antiretroviral therapies on which more than 40% of people being treated for HIV/AIDS globally depend. We market our products in more than 165 countries and territories. We are one of the world’s largest producers of active pharmaceutical ingredients. Every member of our approximately 35,000-strong workforce is dedicated to creating better health for a better world, one person at a time.


Orion is a Finnish born innovative European R&D based pharmaceuticals and diagnostics company with an emphasis on developing medicinal treatments and diagnostic tests for global markets. Orion develops, manufactures and markets human and veterinary pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients as well as diagnostic tests.  Orion carries out extensive research with a goal of introducing new treatments into global markets. The core therapy areas in Orion’s product and research strategy are central nervous system, oncology, critical care and respiratory medicines.


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The Pharmacist is the voice for independent community pharmacy in the UK.

Pharmacists are at the frontline of healthcare and are often the first port of call for members of the public. They have taken on an expanded role in healthcare, are providing more clinical services and are becoming even more integrated into the primary care landscape to help the NHS meet the challenges of an ageing population and tightening budgets.

Our readers are the pharmacists who are receptive to change – the early adopters that embrace the developing landscape, pushing their businesses forward.

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The team at Pharmacy Complete are highly experienced and knowledgeable practitioners who enthusiastically believe that pharmacy has a significant contribution to make. We are passionate about what pharmacists and their teams do for the health and wellbeing of people, putting the safe use of medicines and healthy lifestyles at the centre of everything they do. Our training products, solutions and services inspire pharmacy to create a healthier future for all. In addition to our work with all sectors of pharmacy and commissioners, we work with industry partners to enable pharmacy. We are the experts in Healthy Living Pharmacy (HLP).

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PharmaDoctor is owned by Escripts Marketing Ltd, a company registered with the Care Quality Commission.  Originally set up in 2009 to provide an online doctor service for pharmacies PharmaDoctor moved on to provide a range of clinical services including private Patient Group Directions (PGDs).  PharmaDoctor places a particular emphasis on the advantages for pharmacies and pharmacists when they branch out into travel medicine. With 6 years of experience helping pharmacists implement a travel health service at their pharmacies PharmaDoctor have the tools, knowledge and strategic partners to make the setup of a travel clinic as simple as possible.

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Pharmacyselect provide tailored liability and property insurance solutions for the pharmacy sector. We can cover individual pharmacies and small chains through to national businesses, wholesalers and manufacturers. Areas we cover include professional indemnity, shop and office, fleet, employer’s liability, directors and officers cover and product and cyber liability.

At a time of increasing financial pressure, we continue to help pharmacy businesses achieve significant savings without sacrificing cover or quality of cover or insurer.
We are staffed by people who understand your sector and recognise the need to provide continuing high levels of service; and we see over 95% of our policyholder renew year on year. Pharmacyselect are part of a Lloyd’s of London insurance broker that currently provide over two thousand policies to UK pharmacy businesses.

Positive Solutions

Positive Solutions is a market leader in pharmacy IT solutions, services and management tools including PMR and EPoS, robot integration and automation.

We drive pharmacy value, efficiency, revenue and profitability. Our systems are renowned for their unrivalled stability, incomparable reliability and full integration capabilities. Positive Solutions is committed to the implementation of end-to-end IT solutions, the development of outstanding software and systems integration of our best-in-breed systems. We create dispensing headroom to support centralised medicines assembly and reduced stockholding allowing your pharmacy to focus on the delivery of more clinical services and improved patient outcomes, that will result in greater benefit for your pharmacy.

With more than 20 years development experience, Positive Solutions is the ideal strategic partner to fully understand your business objectives, optimise day-to-day performance in your pharmacy operations, manage change and add commercial value to support the future growth of your pharmacy.


RxWeb is the UK’s only web-based PMR system used in nearly 2000 of pharmacies across England, Scotland and Wales. The system is designed to service independent pharmacies as well as large corporate groups due to its flexibility, speed and security, which amounts to cost savings.

RxWeb is an intuitive web-based pharmacy software that compliments EPS2. It supports and enhances Pharmacy processes be it, dispensing, stock control, EPS2 or direct patient communications to secure patient loyalty.

Our customers are able to budget accordingly, safe in the knowledge that they can install up to 6 PC’s without affecting their RxWeb contract or entering into a new contract.

Your Pharmacy. Your Business. Your Control.



Sigma is a family owned and family run business which has been serving independent pharmacies, Dispensing Doctors and hospitals for over 35 years. Being one of the largest independent pharmacy wholesalers in the UK, independent pharmacy contractors remain at the very core of the business, which is why they stand “independent together” with them.

As an independent short-line wholesaler, Sigma offer an industry leading range that includes generics, branded medicines, OTC medicines, parallel imports, daily living aids, surgicals and unlicensed medicines. With long standing trading relationships with leading pharmaceutical manufacturers, Sigma are committed to providing the best service and support to their independent community pharmacy customers.