About Alphega Pharmacy

Alphega Pharmacy is a leading European network of independent pharmacists, whose aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of communities by delivering a future vision for independent community pharmacy.

Alphega Pharmacy has grown to support over 6,800* independent pharmacy members across ten countries – the Czech Republic, France, Italy, Spain,The Netherlands, Germany, the UK, Turkey, Romania and Portugal.

With the full support of Alliance Healthcare, which is part of the Pharmaceutical Wholesale Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise in the world, Alphega Pharmacy members reap the benefits of belonging to a European network of pharmacists. At the same time, they retain their independence - a key consideration for many independent pharmacists.

*As at 31 August 2019

 

 

Mission and Ambition 

Our mission is to help improve the quality of health in communities across Europe by developing a benchmark independent community pharmacy model. We are fully committed to helping independent pharmacists exceed the healthcare expectations of their most demanding patients and consumers.

Our Concept 

Alphega Pharmacy members reap the benefits of belonging to a support network of pharmacists, whilst at the same time retaining their independence. Alphega Pharmacy embodies the traditional values and characteristics of community pharmacy - including professionalism, trust, reliability, accessibility, quality, expertise, service and ethical integrity.

With our help members are able to strengthen their provision of quality customer service and healthcare advice, to share in a benchmark brand of quality for the sector and to improve their communications to patients and consumers.

 

About Walgreens Boots Alliance

Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy, touching millions of lives every day through dispensing and distributing medicines, its convenient retail locations, digital platforms and health and beauty products. The Company has more than 100 years of trusted health care heritage and innovation in community pharmacy and pharmaceutical wholesaling.

WBA is the largest retail pharmacy, health and daily living destination across the U.S. and Europe. WBA is one of the world’s largest purchasers of prescription drugs and many other health and wellbeing products. The Company’s size, scale, and expertise will help position us to expand the supply of, and address the rising cost of, prescription drugs in the U.S. and worldwide.

Including through its equity method investments, WBA:
  • is present in more than 25* countries
  • employs more than 440,000* people
  • has more than 18,750* stores in 11* countries
  • has one of the largest global pharmaceutical wholesale and distribution networks, with more than 400* distribution centres delivering to more than 240,000** pharmacies, doctors, health centres and hospitals each year in more than 20* countries.

The Company’s portfolio of retail and business brands includes Walgreens, Duane Reade, Boots and Alliance Healthcare, as well as increasingly global health and beauty product brands, such as No7, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle, Botanics, Sleek MakeUP and YourGoodSkin.

WBA’s purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives. The Company is proud to be a force for good through its contributions to healthy communities, a healthy planet, an inclusive workplace and a sustainable marketplace. Our businesses have been recognised for their Corporate Social Responsibility. Walgreens was named to FORTUNE*** magazine’s 2019 Companies that Change the World list and Boots UK was recognised as Responsible Business of the Year 2019-2020 by Business in the Community.

The Company is included in FORTUNE's 2019 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies and ranked first in the food and drugstore category. This is the 26th consecutive year that WBA or its predecessor company, Walgreen Co., has been named to the list.

* As of August 31, 2019, using publicly available information for AmerisourceBergen.

** For 12 months ending August 31, 2019, using publicly available information for AmerisourceBergen.

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