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Boots UK acquires Wiggly-Amps

Boots UK has announced the acquisition of Wiggly-Amps Limited, a health technology company providing solutions that enable patients and their GPs to better manage their prescription needs.

Boots UK the largest pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer with over 20,000 healthcare providers and over 6,500 pharmacists has acquired the company to drive an innovative digital healthcare offering to its customers with an aim to be the pharmacy of choice.

Richard Bradley, Pharmacy Director at Boots UK, comments: “At Boots UK we are always looking for ways to develop the role of community pharmacy and make things simpler and quicker for our customers and patients. We have a strong history of innovation – responding to meet the evolving needs of our customers, providing new products and services and supporting our colleagues to deliver these.”

“It’s an exciting time for the future of pharmacy and today’s announcement is just one of the ways we are strengthening the development of our digital healthcare ambitions.”

Jon Witte, Managing Director of Engage Health Systems Ltd (previously known as Wiggly-Amps), added: “The acquisition of Wiggly-Amps Ltd by Boots UK serves as a reflection of the hard work and dedication of the Wiggly-Amps team in developing innovative software and architecture.”

“As the market leader, Boots UK has the scale and reputation to make the best use of this software and we look forward to working with Boots UK to help them fulfill their vision of connecting directly with their customers simply and quickly.”

“These are really exciting times for the further development and enhancement of the products and services created by Engage Health Systems Ltd. and Little Green Button Ltd.”