Sigma are proud winners in the National Family Business Awards 2019


Sigma are very proud to have been named national champions in the Health and Care Services section of the National Family Business Awards 2019 which were held at Wembley Stadium this month. This is the only award to nationally recognise family business, judging on values and being an extraordinary family firm. As a second-generation family business that continues to thrive and grow, this rewards the contribution of our extended family of over 300 valued colleagues.

The judges were particularly impressed with how the family and business values are aligned, which was highlighted in the above-average length of service of our staff and the relationships with our customers. We really appreciate the contribution of all our staff and the continuing support of all our customers and suppliers.

Sigma Announces chosen charity for 2020

Charity, General

Sigma Pharmaceuticals plc are pleased to announce that they have adopted the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust as their chosen sponsored Charity for 2020.

Established in 1997, the Air Ambulance Service is a charity funded service and is kept airborne thanks to the generosity of those who make donations, fundraisers and volunteers in aid of the EHAAT.  This is a vital, life-saving service, serving Essex and Herts. Read More

Bharat Shah honoured in Queen’s Birthday List 2019

Awards, General

Sigma Pharmaceuticals plc are pleased to announce that Dr Bharat Shah has been honoured with a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019.

Dr Bharat ShahThe award was made for ‘services to business, economic growth, exporting, the independent pharmacy sector and philanthropy.’  The honour crowns a long and a distinguished career in the pharmacy profession for Dr Shah.  A highly respected professional and ‘elder statesman for pharmacy’, he has been a passionate advocate for independent community pharmacy, helping the sector raise standards and campaigning for the profession to become an integral part of the enlarged NHS.

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Sigma Welcomes Sir Vince Cable


Liberal Democrats leader Sir Vince Cable visited Sigma’s automated facility at HD House.

The lib Dem leader, also joined by two Lib Deb European Parliament (MEP) candidates for the East of England, Barbara Gibson and Lucy Nethsingha, as well as the mayor of Watford, Peter Taylor, stressed the need to work together with pharmacists to deliver the best health outcome for the nation.

Sigma are Finalists


Sigma are proud to have received a golden balloon this week announcing them as finalists at the upcoming 2019 National Family Business Awards being held at Wembley on 13th July.  The Health and Care Services category recognises family-owned businesses who provide health and care services in our communities.

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Proud recipients of two awards at the recent Biz4Biz Awards

Awards, General

Sigma Pharmaceuticals plc were proud to receive a ‘double honour’ at the recent Biz4Biz Awards 2019.

Not only did they collect the ‘Best Family Business Award 2019’, which recognises  decision-making influenced by multiple generations of a family and who are closely aligned with the company through leadership or ownership, but were also bowled over to also receive the ‘Best Business Of The Year 2019 Award’. Read More

Sigma’s first UK Seminar is a hit


Sunday 28th April saw Sigma host its first UK Seminar where customers could gather and discuss the core topics affecting Independent Pharmacists today.

We were pleased to be joined by speakers from the PSNC, NPA and NEL LPC covering topics such as PSNC’s collective priorities for 2019, Patient safety incidents, including LASA, a new service model for the 21st century and remembering to look after ourselves as well as our patients.

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Proud Winners at the 2019 Asian Business Awards


Sigma were proud to be presented with the Healthcare Business Award at the 2019 Asian Business Awards ceremony recently held in Central London.  The award celebrates companies that have shown entrepreneurial flair and contributed to the nation’s well being.  As always,we give a big thank you to all members of our staff, customers and suppliers for their continued support.