About us

Alliance Healthcare is one of the leading distributors and wholesalers of pharmaceutical, medical and healthcare products in the UK.

We deliver products to all of the nation's 15,800+ dispensing points — community pharmacies, dispensing doctors and hospitals. Through our network of distribution centres, we provide twice daily delivery to our customers throughout the UK.

Ordering facts

  • 12,000 product lines available twice a day*
  • 9,000 products available next day
  • 2.2 million items picked per day
  • 12,000 enquiries per day

Delivery facts

  • 16,500 dispensing points to reach twice a day
  • 28,000 deliveries per day
  • 42 million miles are driven per year
  • 50,000 totes and 28,000 third party parcels per day

We pride ourselves on the consistently high service levels we provide to our customers — frequency of delivery, product availability, delivery accuracy, timeliness and reliability at competitive prices. We also offer pharmacists innovative added-value services which help them to develop their own businesses.

We work closely with pharmaceutical manufacturers who are increasingly changing and adapting their approaches to distribution.

Find out more about our historywhat we do, our mission and values, and our management team.

Walgreens Boots Alliance

Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise.

The company was created through the combination of Walgreens and Alliance Boots in December 2014, bringing together two leading companies with iconic brands, complementary geographic footprints, shared values and a heritage of trusted health care services through pharmaceutical wholesaling and community pharmacy care, dating back more than 100 years.

Walgreens Boots Alliance is the largest retail pharmacy, health and daily living destination across the USA and Europe. Walgreens Boots Alliance and the companies in which it has equity method investments together have a presence in more than 25* countries and employ more than 400,000* people. The company is a global leader in pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing retail and, together with the companies in which it has equity method investments, has over 13,200* stores in 11* countries as well as one of the largest global pharmaceutical wholesale and distribution networks, with over 390* distribution centers delivering to more than 230,000** pharmacies, doctors, health centers and hospitals each year in more than 20* countries. In addition, Walgreens Boots Alliance is one of the world's largest purchasers of prescription drugs and many other health and wellbeing products.

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, Botanics, Liz Earle and Soap & Glory. More company information is available at


* As of 31 August 2016, using publicly available information for AmerisourceBergen.
** For 12 months ending 31 August 2016, using publicly available information for