Community Pharmacies (UK) Ltd Recognised As An Investor In People

(Posted on 05/05/15)


Community Pharmacies (UK) Ltd Recognised As An Investor In People

COMMUNITY PHARMACIES (UK) LTD RECOGNISED AS AN INVESTOR IN PEOPLE

Cheshire based Community Pharmacies, the UK’s leading joint venture pharmacy operator, has been awarded the Investors in People Bronze Standard, demonstrating their commitment to realising the potential of their people.

Established in 2009 Community Pharmacies has grown rapidly and now operates 18 joint venture pharmacies all located in large health centre GP Practices across the country. With the Support Team office based at Venture Point Business Park in Little Stanney, Chester, the group now employs over 220 staff and has plans for further growth.

Investors in People is the UK's leading accreditation for business improvement through people management, and provides a wealth of resources for businesses to innovate, improve and grow, with a focus on good people making great business.

Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “Achieving the Investors in People Bronze standard is something that any organisation should be truly proud of. It is the sign of a company which is truly committed to good people management practice and we’d like to congratulate Community Pharmacies on their achievement.”

Steve Burrows, Managing Director of Investors in People North of England said:
“This is a fantastic achievement for Community Pharmacies and I would like to congratulate the team on their success. We believe that good people make a great business and as a proven organisational development framework, Investors in People is designed to help organisations and their people to realise potential, enhance performance and meet goals. With their Bronze accreditation, Community Pharmacies is certainly working to realise their people potential.”


Commenting on the award, Andrew Murray, Managing Director of Community Pharmacies, said: “Our people are our greatest asset. We operate in a highly competitive sector and our success is driven by the passion for excellence in customer service that our teams up and down the country display.  As a support team we are hugely proud of achieving this award and look forward to continuing to invest in and develop our teams as we continue on our journey to be the best that we can be in the provision of pharmacy services.”

For more information about Community Pharmacies (UK) Ltd please visit www.communitypharmacies.co.uk

For more information about Investors in People please visit www.investorsinpeople.co.uk

For more information, please contact Joanna Murray on 0845 034 1414 or email joanna.murray@communitypharmacies.co.uk



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