Pharmacy2U Wins Amazon Growing Business Of The Year Award

The Leeds-based company and UK’s largest online pharmacy, Pharmacy2U, has picked up the coveted Amazon Growing Business of the Year prize in a ceremony at The Brewery in London.

The company beat off some tough competition from various sectors in the Mid-Sized category to win the award which recognises an incredible growth period for the company. In the past 12 months, it has grown its customer base by 212% with 32,000 new patients registering a month on average to make it the fastest growing pharmacy group in the country.

The awards are in their 20th year and recognise some of the best UK enterprise talents, with previous winners including LOVEFiLM (now an Amazon company), Zoopla, Revolut and Innocent Drinks.

Pharmacy2U was set up in 1999 with a heritage in traditional pharmacy and since then has grown to become an online-only service on a mission to improve patient outcome in partnership with the NHS.

Earlier this year, it secured a £40 million investment to continue to help fuel its innovation, further improve the patient experience and drive developmen of the technology that is helping transform the healthcare. Its technological expertise means it can arrange and deliver NHS repeat prescriptions to patients’doors for free, saving them time and money and saving on GPs hours on paperwork each week.

Its currently dispensing over 500,000 items of medicine each month and thanks to a new, state of the art dispensing facility, it will help increase its capacity up to 7.5 million medicines, allowing it to meet the demand of its growing customer base of over 300,000 users.

December 12, 2018

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