The UK’s first digital pharmacy which presents a same-day remedy supply service is launching in Birmingham – its first pharmacy hub outdoors of London.
Phlo digital pharmacy will likely be offering Birmingham residents with the ability to request prescriptions with a 4-hour, same-day supply time slot and likewise offers common updates and reside monitoring for a handy pharmacy expertise.
The corporate is a part of the Digital Well being London Accelerator Programme’s 2021 cohort. It goals to sort out the difficulty of prescription wastage, adherence and entry to remedy and helps the NHS Lengthy Time period Plan for native pharmacies to supply companies. The service will even result in higher out-of-hours look after acute medical eventualities the place well timed entry to remedy is significant.
Nadeem Sarwar, founder and CEO of Phlo Digital Pharmacy, stated: “We’re completely delighted to have launched Phlo’s same-day pharmacy service in Birmingham, providing sufferers a neater, extra handy and, above all, protected solution to handle their prescriptions. Our pharmacy is predicated within the coronary heart of Birmingham using native pharmacy workers and courier drivers. We sit up for participating with the folks of Birmingham, guaranteeing that our service makes their lives simpler by eradicating the effort and stress of managing their prescriptions.”
The answer permits sufferers to selected their supply location which implies prescriptions might be despatched wherever throughout the same-day supply zone, whether or not it’s work or house. A reside map makes the method absolutely trackable. With the ability to handle prescriptions by way of an app will save customers time as prescriptions are despatched straight from GPs to Phlo by way of the Digital Prescription Service.
Naila Dad, chief pharmacy officer for Phlo, added: “At Phlo, we’re proud to be combining know-how with excellent affected person care to supply our sufferers the pharmacy expertise they deserve. Since we launched in early 2020, now we have seen a big enhance in our affected person numbers, highlighting the necessity for a service like Phlo.”
The service first launched in London in early 2020, and enabled repeat and acute prescriptions to be ordered by way of the Phlo app, for fast supply. For these out of attain from the London or Birmingham hubs, the registered NHS pharmacy additionally presents a UK-wide mail order service with 24-hour and 48-hour supply.