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Skills in Healthcare

At Skills in Healthcare, we are able to provide our customers with a professional set of sales capabilities.

With our solid infrastructure, specialist retail healthcare knowledge and understanding of our customers' needs, we can provide flexible and cost-effective solutions with added partnership benefits to realise your brand's potential in Pharmacy.

Our capabilities include:

  • Tailored Brand sales solutions & detailing resource aimed at retail pharmacy, to ensure brands stand out in a challenging market
  • Brand support across ALL or targeted pharmacy dispensing points
  • Effectively driving sales and share, securing listings, taking orders and transmitting orders to wholesalers or direct to manufacturers.

At Skills in Healthcare, we offer you expert, objective advice through collaborative planning to help you define which channels and contact strategies are right for your brand through each part of the product life cycle.

Our expertise includes:

  • Superior pharmacy channel expertise, over 70 years working with community pharmacies
  • Highly successful pharmacy field sales team management
  • Breadth of knowledge and experience in all product categories
  • Understanding of the retail environment through close working with retail teams in Boots and Alphega Pharmacy
  • Expert field, telesales and telemarketing teams across all categories
  • Strong experience of sales force partnerships to support extended distribution, seasonal and new product launches
  • Combined pharmacy channel expertise and commercial experience, with access to a unique distribution network.

Skills in Healthcare prides itself on the quality of its people, and the service they deliver. We invest time in robust training and ongoing development of our people, to ensure consistent quality in all our markets.

Our sales force excellence approach ensures robust sales processes and first class data reporting and actively seeks to continually find improvements that lead to even greater effectiveness and efficiency for our customers and their brands.

We recognise that the needs of our customers can change rapidly. Our approach is to be flexible and therefore we can adapt and re-task our sale force focus and contact strategy to suit your needs.

At Skills in Healthcare we aim to deliver you results through truly effective sales teams, processes and practices.

Skills in Healthcare is the Contract Sales service arm of Alliance Boots.

Alliance Boots is a leading international, pharmacy-led health and beauty group delivering a range of products and services to customers. Working in close partnership with manufacturers and pharmacists, we are committed to improving health in the local communities we serve and helping our customers and patients to look and feel their best. Our focus is on growing our two core businesses: pharmacy-led health and beauty retailing and pharmaceutical wholesaling and distribution, while increasingly developing and internationalising our product brands.

Alliance Boots has a presence in more than 25* countries and employs over 108,000* people. Alliance Boots has pharmacy-led health and beauty retail businesses in nine* countries and operates more than 3,100* health and beauty retail stores, of which just over 3,000* have a pharmacy. In addition, Alliance Boots has around 605* optical practices, of which around 190* operate on a franchise basis, and around 390* hearingcare practices. Our pharmaceutical wholesale businesses deliver over 4.6 billion* units each year to more than 170,000* pharmacies, doctors, health centres and hospitals from over 370* distribution centres in 20* countries.

In June 2012, Alliance Boots announced that it had entered into a strategic partnership with Walgreen Co., the largest drugstore chain in the US, to create the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise.

* Figures are approximations as at 31 March 2013 and include associates and joint ventures.

Company Details

Skills in Healthcare

+ 44 (0)203 044 8410

Contact Website

Alliance Healthcare
43 Cox Lane