Lloydspharmacy Launches Tamiflu Service Via Its Online Pharmacy
on: August 3, 2009, 7:24 am
is to become the first major healthcare brand to supply Tamiflu
online. Customers can now buy Tamiflu via the Lloydspharmacy Online
are playing as full a role as possible in the distribution of
to NHS patients," said Andy Murdock, Governance and Pharmacy
Relations Director of Lloydspharmacy, "but it is clear that
there is a significant demand for private prescriptions of the
have decided to become the first recognised healthcare brand to
sell Tamiflu online in advance of need so that people who want
to buy the treatment can get it from a reputable online source
which they can trust to dispense Tamiflu."
Online Doctor service is run in partnership with online health
experts Dr Thom, the only online doctor to be regulated by the
Care Quality Commission* specifically to prescribe
of 10 x 75mg Tamiflu will be available via the online
pharmacy. All medicines will be dispatched using Royal Mail
Special Delivery for delivery the next working day.
displaying symptoms of swine flu, would be advised to call the
NHS service appropriate to their area," said Andy Murdock.
"The Lloydspharmacy service is for people who want to ensure
they have Tamiflu available if and when they need it and for people
who will be travelling abroad at some point in the future.
the information sent out with every Tamiflu order Lloydspharmacy
doctors will explain the symptoms people should look out for and
the circumstances under which they should begin treatment."
has pioneered the development of online diagnosis and prescriptions.
The Lloydspharmacy Online Doctor service is expanding and already
offers treatments for impotence, hair loss and cystitis plus oral
contraceptives, sexual health tests and travel medications.
Lloydspharmacy has around 1700 pharmacies across the UK. These
are based predominantly in community and health centre locations.
The company employs over 16,000 staff and dispenses over 145 million
prescription items annually.
is the trading name of Lloydspharmacy Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary
of Celesio AG based in Stuttgart. Celesio is the leading pharmaceutical
distribution company in Europe and is represented in 16 countries.
With its three divisions, Patient and Consumer Solutions, Pharmacy
Solutions and Manufacturer Solutions, the group covers the entire
scope of pharmaceutical trade and pharmaceutical-related services.
Lloydspharmacy PR contact:
Citigate Dewe Rogerson
3 London Wall Buildings
0207 282 2841
07779 031 936